Comparative Assessment of Emotional Intelligence of Prospective and Working Secondary Teachers of Delhi-NCR
1Dr. Nidhi Agarwal, Dr. Ruchika Gupta and Dr. Geetanjali Chandra
Emotional Intelligence can predict students’ academic performance and employee workplace professional performance. The present paper is a research based study in secondary schools in Delhi and NCR to explore the emotional intelligence quotient in service teachers and prospective secondary teachers doing internship with effective teaching and learning. With the mushrooming of educational institutes in India it is very important that the teachers today have a high EI to ensure better transfer of knowledge. The study uses data collected from prospective secondary teachers doing their Internship and in service secondary teachers of NCR region by Normative Survey Method. The study results have uncovered that there exists a noteworthy distinction in emotional intelligence of prospective and working teachers which further gets distinguished based on gender. Male teachers are discovered more emotionally clever than the female teachers. The findings of this study may likewise be useful to the specialists of educational organizations.
Emotional Intelligence, Prospective Secondary Teachers, In Service Teachers.