Podcast: Handling Stress, Anger, and Shame - How Do Teachers Cope?

Teaching is a very meaningful profession, but teachers often find themselves in stressful, emotionally challenging situations. How do they cope? How do they tackle commonly experienced emotions like anger and shame?

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In this podcast in two episodes, Roger Patulny, Associate Professor at University of Wollongong, Australia, and Alberto Bellocchi, Associate Professor and Principal Research Fellow, Faculty of Education at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia answer some of these questions on the coping mechanisms of teachers, in terms of their emotions. This discussion is an extension of their study titled ‘Happy, Stressed, and Angry: A National Study of Teachers’ Emotions and Their Management’, published in the Brill journal Emotions: History, Culture, Society.

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