Emotional Intelligence is totally dependent on the environment. It is related neither to development of some organ or to psychological process. So the result of this study will be useful to the teacher to improve their Emotional Intelligence.
Objectives of the Study: 1.To find out the Emotional Intelligence of school teachers and classify them. 2. To find out the Emotional Intelligence of school teachers with respect to the areas Intra –Personal Awareness (own Emotion), Inter - Personal Awareness (other Emotion), Intra –Personal management (Own Emotion) and Inter –Personal management (Other Emotion). 3. To find out the influences of variables like Gender, Residence, Medium of instructions, Type of family, Type of school, Educational qualifications and Experience on the Emotional Intelligence.
Hypothesis: 1. There would be a significant difference between the Emotional Intelligence of school teachers of Rural and Urban areas. 2. There would be a significant difference between the Emotional Intelligence of school teachers in Govt/private/residential schools. 3. There would be a significant difference between the Emotional Intelligence of school teachers in E.M and T.M schools.4. There would be a significant difference between the Emotional Intelligence of school teachers with strict and moderate free discipline (a) At home, (b) At school. 5. There would be a significant difference between the Emotional Intelligence of school teachers belonging to low, high, moderate socio Economic status
Tool: Emotional Intelligence inventory prepared by Dr. S.K. Mangal Department of Education, M.D University amd Mrs. Subhra Mangal, C.R.S. College of Education.
Sample: Stratified random samples of 60 teachers are being selected from the schools of Guntur district. The main sample taken from rural and urban schools from each are selected randomly. All the teachers teaching academic subjects such as Tlugu, English, Hindi, Maths, Physical science, Natural science and Social are included in the sample from the randomly selected schools.
Data Analysis: The following statistical techniques were employed in the analysis of data collected Mean, S.D., skewness, kurtosis, t-Test (**significant at 0.01 level,* 0.05 level & @not significant at 0.05 level.).
Findings: The present study is focused on Emotional Intelligence of school teachers in Guntur District. Most of the Emotional Intelligence of school teacher are found to be high level. There is no significant difference between the Emotional Intelligence of male and female, rural and Urban, medium of instructions, type of family, type of school private, government and residential schools, experience and educational qualifications are secondary school teachers.
Suggestions: They are suggested to develop self-help skills. The social organization of the society there must be recognize teaching profession. Society gave top importance to the teachers. The economic status Leeds to the social status, hence steps are to be taken to improve the salary, welfare abilities of teachers. The government has to take further steps for the well development of the status as the teachers. This study may be extended to higher education. This study may be taken between teachers stress and adjustment of teachers can be taken up and in relation to Emotional Intelligence.