A Study on the Relationships between Job Engagement of Middle School Teachers and Its Relative Variables

Ying Kong

Abstract


The present paper, based on relative studies done both at home and abroad, intends to investigate the relationships between individual characteristics of middle school teachers and their job engagement. Methodology by using the UWES (Utreeht Work Engagement Scale) Result The relevance between middle school teachers’ individual characteristics and the variables of job engagement is significant. The regression analysis further finds out that the regression is significant between middle school teachers’ individual characteristics and the dimensions (vigor, dedication, and absorption) of job engagement. In addition, gender and length of teaching can predict the degree of teachers’ engagement into teaching. Conclusion Teachers’ individual characteristics studied in the present paper have an effect on their job engagement.

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