Comparative analysis of stressors and motivators of Junior and Senior Teacher Educators

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Comparative analysis of stressors and motivators of Junior and Senior Teacher Educators

Author(s) : Anjum Naz , Sehrish Liaqat & Fouzia Ghyas


Positive motivation is an internal psychological process whose presence or absence is inferred from observed performance. This assertion shows that motivated behavior is both purposive or goal directed and relatively persists overtime. Motivation is always goal directed and leads toward achievement in life. Stress in fact mental and physical anxiety or pressure caused by physical, social, emotional, financial, or occupational circumstances that are challenging to accomplish. Stress is negative assertions that hold back the creativity of human beings. The major purpose of the study is to find out whether stressors or motivational factors are dominant in teacher educators. There is a variety of stressors are present i.e. as teacher educators’ evaluation procedure, work load, financial concern, implication of effective teaching methods, relations with administration, extra-curricular activities, policies and procedures of the institution. While motivators are also divers in nature such as time commitment, respect, experience, urge to be lifelong leaner, promotion and bonus etc. Data was collected from teacher educators of Sargodha division. The sample was selected through purposive sampling technique keeping in view preset criteria. Data was analyzed by using statistical package SPSS 0.05 version.  Bivariate statistical analysis was applied.  The key findings of the study are that stressors and motivators exists and there is insignificant difference between the junior and senior teachers stressors and motivators but extent varies therefore it is suggested that senior teachers should help junior teachers to cope with the stressors.

Key words: Stressors, Motivators, teacher Educators