OCCUPATIONAL STRESS IN TEACHERS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN HYDERABAD CITY

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FOZIA AAMIR SIDDIQUI

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Present research is a comparative study of difference between the level of occupational stress in Public and Private Schools female teachers of Hyderabad city. It was hypothesized that the Public School teachers are facing more occupational stress than private school teachers. The sample of the study comprises 180 female school teachers —90 from public schools and 90 from private schools, occupational stress scale developed by (Sohail & Khanum 2000) was administered on them. For the analysis of scores statistical methods, mean, standard deviation, and t-test were computed. Statistical analysis revealed significant difference (p< 0.001) between the scores of two groups and confirms the hypothesis as public school teachers receives higher scores on occupational stress scale.

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