Examining Relationship between Teachers' Self-efficacy and Job Satisfaction

  • Emin Türkoğlu M
  • Cansoy R
  • Parlar H
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Abstract

Teaching in the 21st century poses many challenges for teachers, and thus, they need to take on more roles in their schools to meet the expectations of students, parents and the school community. In this regard, this study examined the relationship between teachers' self-efficacy beliefs and their job satisfaction. Participants of the study were 489 elementary, middle and high school teachers in the district of Beyoğlu, İstanbul. 295 (61%) of the participants were female and 194 (39%) were male. The average age of the participants was 34. Their teaching experience varied between 1-29 years. The results revealed a significant positive relationship between teacher self-efficacy and job satisfaction, and teacher self-efficacy was found to be a significant predictor of job satisfaction.

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Emin Türkoğlu, M., Cansoy, R., & Parlar, H. (2017). Examining Relationship between Teachers’ Self-efficacy and Job Satisfaction. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 5(5), 765–772. https://doi.org/10.13189/ujer.2017.050509

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