A STUDY OF TEACHERS’ SELF-PERCEIVED EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE WITH THEIR DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILES IN PINYA SANYAE INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, YANGON, MYANMAR

Authors

  • Elizabeth Elizabeth M.Ed. Candidate in Educational Administration, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assumption University, Thailand
  • Jerome Banks Ph.D. Lecturer, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assumption University, Thailand.

Keywords:

Teachers’ Self-Perceived Emotional Intelligence, Demographic Profiles, Pinya Sanyae Institute of Education, Yangon, Myanmar.

Abstract

This correlational study examined the relationship of the overall teachers’ self-perceived Emotional Intelligence and its sub-skills (Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness and Relationship Management) with their demographic profiles (age, educational background and working experience) at Pinya Sanyae Institute of Education, Yangon, Myanmar. To meet this study’s objectives, all 60 teachers who are currently working Pinya Sanyae Institute of Education were given a survey questionnaire to complete an Emotional Intelligence Appraisal which was used to measure teachers’ emotional intelligence. The researcher constructed questions which aimed to depict the demographic profiles of each participant, then the data was analyzed using Descriptive Statistics (Frequency and Percentage, Mean and Standard Deviation) and Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient.
The study found that teachers’ Emotional Intelligence in Pinya Sanyae Institute of Education was “Below Average”. There was no significant relationship between the overall teachers’ self-perceived Emotional Intelligence and their age, educational background and working experience in Pinya Sanyae Institute of Education, Yangon, Myanmar. Similarly, no relationship was found between teachers’ Self-Awareness, Self-Management, their age and educational background. However, there was a significant relationship between Self-Awareness, Self-Management, and their working experience in this school. In addition, Social Awareness and Relationship Management had no relationship with their age, educational background and working experience in Pinya Sanyae Institute of Education, Yangon, Myanmar.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Elizabeth, M.Ed. Candidate in Educational Administration, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assumption University, Thailand



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Published

2018-06-15