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International Journal of Research in Social Sciences
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 8
First page : ( 142) Last page : ( 150)
Online ISSN : 2249-2496.

Life Satisfaction among Secondary School Teachers in Howrah District

Kumar Rinku1, Ghorai Bikash Chandra2

1Assistant Teacher of Education, Paniara Balika Vidyalaya (H.S), Howrah, West Bengal, India. Email Id: rinkupurulia92@gmail.com

2M.Phil Scholar, Department of Education, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Email Id: bikashchandraghorai@gmail.com

Online published on 10 December, 2021.


The aim of the study was to identify the life satisfaction among the secondary school teachers. The sample of the study consists of 110 (Male=65 Female=45) teachers of secondary school in Howrah District. The sample was drawn on the basis of non-probability sampling by using purposive sampling technique. The present study is a Survey Research. The researcher used the standardized scale namely “Satisfaction with Life (SWLS)” developed by Pavot, W, & Diener, E (2008). Content Validity was checked by some experts. The co-efficient alpha for the scale has ranged from.79 to.89, indicated that the scale has high internal consistency. The scale was also found to have good test-retest correlation (.84,.80 over a month interval. The researcher used the following statistics for analysis of the data. i. Frequency ii. Mean iii. Standard Deviation (SD) iv. Percentage Analysis v. “t”-test. vi. ANOVA. The findings revealed that most of the secondary teachers i.e. (28.2%) have highly satisfied with their life, 26.4% teachers have possessed below average level of life satisfaction, 24.5% teachers have possessed average life satisfaction level, 9.1% teachers were dissatisfied with their life and 8.2% teachers very highly life satisfaction level, 3.6% teachers have possessed extremely dissatisfied with their life. There is no significant difference in life satisfaction among secondary school teachers with respect to their Gender and Academic group. There is a significant difference in life satisfaction among secondary school teachers with respect to their age who are belong to early adult age (20–39 years) and middle adult age (40–59 years).



Secondary Teacher, Life Satisfaction, Secondary Education.


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