COMPARISON BETWEEN TEACHER ́S LIFE EVENTS RATING SCALE (TLERS)

  • Natália P. Pimentel
  • Flávia C.S. Laroca
  • Sabrina M. Pereira
  • Ricardo Kamizaki

Abstract

The main purpose of the present study was to compare ratings of teachers Ì life events (TLERS) in high school and elementary school teachers. 138 teachers from several elementary and high schools from São Paulo State and 20 teachers from Elementary and High School Fernando Lobo, Juiz de Fora – Minas Gerais State- Brazil answered these questionnaires. Pearson Ìs correlation was 0.26, indicating that, probably, cultural and social factors can influence teachers Ì social representations. The Beck Inventories BDI and BAI in Juiz de Fora Ìs teachers indicated low anxiety and no traces of depression.

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