Teacher Emotions: Well Being and Effectiveness

  • Christopher DayEmail author
  • Gu Qing


In this chapter we explore the nature of teachers’ emotions and emotional identities within the context of their own desires to achieve a sense of well being and effectiveness and their desire to promote that sense of well being and achievement among the pupils they teach. We consider the conditions that promote or fail to promote teachers’ emotional wellbeing (a more encompassing and, potentially a more accurate way of depicting teachers’ aims than “job satisfaction”).


Well-being Effectiveness Teacher emotion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Teacher and Leadership Research Centre, School of EducationUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamEngland

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