Aggressive Behaviors among Primary School Teachers and Their Impact on Their Teaching, Well-Being, and Relationships

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  •   Sotiria Sklirou

  •   Antigoni Alba Papakonstantinou

Abstract

Aggressive behaviors among colleagues in school units is a current, yet less studied phenomenon in educational research. The present study aims to fill the gap that exists in literature as in Greece, there is no research that examines the impact of colleagues’ aggression on educational work. More specifically, the research examines the opinion of primary school teachers regarding the relationship between aggression displayed in the school environment by colleagues and educational work. For the collection and analysis of the research data, an explanatory correlational design was used. According to the findings of the research, in the primary schools of Attica aggression is observed in the behavior of all members of a teachers’ association and has a negative impact on educational work. Aggression displayed by the members of a teachers’ association determines the quality of the relationships that are developed between teachers, affects their emotional state, and negatively affects their teaching.


Keywords: educational work, primary school teachers, school aggressive behaviors, teachers’ disputes.

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Sklirou, S., & Papakonstantinou, A. A. (2022). Aggressive Behaviors among Primary School Teachers and Their Impact on Their Teaching, Well-Being, and Relationships. European Journal of Education and Pedagogy, 3(6), 68–75. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejedu.2022.3.6.482