Emotional Intelligence in Teachers

Emotional intelligence (EI) training may improve teachers’ psychological health, increase teachers’ efficacy, decrease their stress and job dissatisfaction, and promote positive student outcomes. There is a necessity to implement evidence-based EI training interventions for teachers to improve their efficacy. Teachers and other education professionals could gain insight from understanding the benefits of enhanced EI.

Authors: Ashley K. Vesely, Donald H. Saklofske, and Alan D.W. Leschied (2013)

Keywords: Emotional intelligence; Teacher efficacy; Stress; Well-being

Summary by: Lilia A. Rodriguez