International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1308-951X

Original article | International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 2019, Vol. 10(1) 1-18

Burnout Experience among Public Universities of Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia

Abraham Kebede Wolde & Mebrat Wondim

pp. 1 - 18   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1812-07-0001

Published online: March 15, 2019  |   Number of Views: 352  |  Number of Download: 791


Burnout is a psychological syndrome, stemming as a response to chronic interpersonal jobs stressor, characterized by three principal dimensions: Emotional Exhaustion, depersonalization and personal accomplishment. The purpose of this study was to assess burnout experience among Public Universities of Amhara Regional State. For this purpose a sample of 298 teachers properly returned the questionnaire from 384 distributed questionnaires. This study employed multistage cluster and simple random sampling techniques to select the required participants. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used for data analysis techniques. Findings indicated that majority of teachers in public universities were experiencing high level of burnout. The overall burnout dimensions prevalence rate was 55.05%, 67.8% and 65.1% for EE, DP and PA, respectively. There was no statistically significant difference in the three dimensions of burnout as function of working experience and educational status of teachers. In addition statistical significant differences were not observed in teacher’s level of EE and DP as a function of working university and class in credit hour. One way ANOVA also revealed that statistical significant difference were observed in teacher’s level of PA as a function of working university and class in credit hour. Co relational analysis indicated that there was no statistical significant relationship between demographic variables (age and monthly salary) and the level of the three dimensions of burnout. In conclusion, teachers had developed high level of burnout in the study area. Therefore, early intervention shall be taken.

Keywords: Burnout, Emotional Exhaustion, Depersonalization and Personal Accomplishment

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Wolde, A.K. & Wondim, M. (2019). Burnout Experience among Public Universities of Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 10(1), 1-18.

Wolde, A. and Wondim, M. (2019). Burnout Experience among Public Universities of Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 10(1), pp. 1-18.

Chicago 16th edition
Wolde, Abraham Kebede and Mebrat Wondim (2019). "Burnout Experience among Public Universities of Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia ". International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 10 (1):1-18.

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