Journal article

The role of gender, setting and experience in teacher beliefs and intentions in social and emotional learning and respectful relationships education

Andres Molina, Helen Cahill, Babak Dadvand

AUSTRALIAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHER | SPRINGER | Published : 2021

Abstract

In this paper, we examine teacher beliefs and advocacy intentions in relation to provision of social and emotional learning (SEL) and gender and respectful relationships (G&RR) education. Using multivariate binary logistic regression analysis, we examine the impacts of gender, teaching experience and school setting on (1) teachers’ beliefs about the significance of teaching for SEL and G&RR, and (2) their intentions to advocate for program implementation in their schools. Data were collected from a survey of 293 Australian teachers (137 primary and 156 secondary teachers) at exit from 13 two-day professional learning workshops aimed to foster readiness to teach a SEL and G&RR education progr..

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