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Teachers’ job crafting to support their work-related well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic : A qualitative approach (2024)


Aulén, A.-M., Pakarinen, E., & Lerkkanen, M.-K. (2024). Teachers’ job crafting to support their work-related well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic : A qualitative approach. Teaching and Teacher Education, 141, Article 104492. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2024.104492

The research was funded by Strategic Research Council at the Research Council of Finland.


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All authors or editorsAulén, Anna-Mari; Pakarinen, Eija; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina

Journal or seriesTeaching and Teacher Education

ISSN0742-051X

eISSN1879-2480

Publication year2024

Volume141

Article number104492

PublisherElsevier

Publication countryUnited Kingdom

Publication languageEnglish

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2024.104492

Publication open accessOpenly available

Publication channel open accessPartially open access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX)https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/93282


Abstract

We aimed at studying the job crafting behaviours teachers took to support their work-related well-being during COVID-19 pandemic. Fourteen participants were interviewed and theoretical thematic analysis conducted. Teachers increased their structural resources through variety, autonomy, and opportunity for development, and their social resources through social support, feedback, and supervisory coaching. They decreased their hindering demands through minimising the demanding aspects of their work, reducing their workload, and making sure their work does not interfere with their private life. Job crafting behaviours can be taught in teacher education to support teacher well-being even during crises.


KeywordsCOVID-19well-beingpandemicscrisesteachers

Free keywordsCOVID-19 pandemic; crisis; job crafting; teacher; thematic analysis; well-being


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