The feasibility of an EAP in the school environment

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dc.contributor.author Ramatsea, Mutangwa Susan
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-21T06:51:43Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-21T06:51:43Z
dc.date.issued 2008-10-21T06:51:43Z
dc.date.submitted 2002-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/1277
dc.description M.A. en
dc.description.abstract Employee assistance program (EAP) is one service model that are designed to assist troubled employees in the workplace. Its feasibility has been experienced in many different contexts. However, the school is somewhat neglected in this respect, and few EAP’s are known to exist in the school system. This study will contribute to the introduction of EAP’s within the school environment because EAP is perceived as only applicable on the companies and organisations. The goal of the study is to conduct a need assessment of teachers regarding the feasibility of an EAP in the school environment. The objectives of the study is to conduct literature study of EAP models, to develop a questionnaire for data collection, conduct survey on the teachers of the target schools, analyse data and test hypothesis and make recommendations regarding the feasibility of an EAP. The study was conducted with teachers from the low veld region in northern province. 50 teachers have completed a questionnaire. In the results the researcher found that the teacher like any other employee has problems, which can affect their well-being and the school productivity. Most of the secondary teachers have a need for employee assistance programs. en
dc.description.sponsorship Dr. W. Roestenburg en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Employee assistance programs en
dc.subject Teachers' job satisfaction en
dc.subject Teachers' job stress en
dc.subject Northern Province (South Africa) en
dc.title The feasibility of an EAP in the school environment en
dc.type Thesis en

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