Research Article
Bullying toward Teachers and Classroom Management Skills

Ruchan Uz , Merve Bayraktar


APA 6th edition
Uz, R., & Bayraktar, M. (2019). Bullying toward Teachers and Classroom Management Skills. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(2), 647-657. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.647

Harvard
Uz R., and Bayraktar M. 2019 'Bullying toward Teachers and Classroom Management Skills', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 647-657. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.647

Chicago 16th edition
Uz, Ruchan and Bayraktar, Merve . "Bullying toward Teachers and Classroom Management Skills". (2019)European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 2(2019): 647-657. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.647

Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine students’ bullying toward teachers and classroom management skills in terms of various variables. The sample of the study consisted of 422 participant teachers. The ‘Bullying toward Teachers Questionnaire’ and ‘Classroom Management Skills Scale’ were used as data collection instruments. According to the results, it was determined that 57.2% of participant teachers have not been bullied whereas 42.8 % have been bullied by their students. The teachers who have been bullied by their students were mostly woman, had undergraduate degrees and more than 16 years of teaching experience. There was no significant difference of teachers’ total scores and two sub-dimension scores of CMSS according to gender, school type, education level and years of experience variables. There were significant differences between bullied and non-bullied teachers’ total scores and two sub-dimension scores obtained from CMSS. It is evident that non-bullied teachers’ mean scores obtained from two sub-dimensions and total scores of CMSS were significantly higher than those of the bullied teachers.

Keywords: Bullying, classroom management, teachers, students


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