Health Crisis Coping Strategies of Senior High School Teachers of King Thomas Learning Academy, Incorporated: An Analysis

Authors

  • Aldrin A. Alcantara University of Nueva Caceres, Naga City, Philippines
  • Jayvee James C. Bogate University of Nueva Caceres, Naga City, Philippines

Keywords:

Coping strategies, Senior high school, COVID-19.

Abstract

This study aimed to analyze the coping strategies of senior high school faculty of King Thomas Learning Academy, Inc. in the pandemic period. The data was gathered from nineteen (19) senior high school teachers from the learning institution through documentation and survey. Analysis of the data showed that accepting late submissions from students and accepting calls and receiving emails from students after working hours ranked number one (1) with a weighted mean of 4.77. The use of social media networking sites providing happiness and enjoyment to the teachers ranked number two (2) with the weighted mean of 4.46. Lastly, using their personal gadgets for virtual classes ranked number three (3) with the weighted mean of 4.38. These indicators were perceived to be the top three coping strategies. The researchers conclude that teachers need adequate support to increase their productivity and keep them motivated. Additionally, collaboration between superior/principal and co-teachers, effective preventive measures, and a positive attitude when dealing with the pandemic also play an important role in reducing/coping with stress. The availability of adequate information and support from social media and schools also helped motivate the teachers in this study to deal with the outbreak.

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Published

2022-07-02

How to Cite

Aldrin A. Alcantara, & Jayvee James C. Bogate. (2022). Health Crisis Coping Strategies of Senior High School Teachers of King Thomas Learning Academy, Incorporated: An Analysis. International Journal of Recent Innovations in Academic Research, 6(7), 1–8. Retrieved from https://ijriar.com/index.php/ijriar/article/view/435

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