Number of teachers with mental disorders doubles in Brazil, says research
A recent survey released by Globonews stated that the number of teachers in state schools who were separated due to mental or behavioral disorders almost doubled between 2015 and 2016. According to the 2015 study, some 25,849 teachers presented some type of problem. By 2016 this figure reached 50,046. In the year 2017, until September, there were 27,082 departures from teachers.
Another research carried out by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with more than 100 thousand teachers and principals of secondary schools reveals that the Brazil is the country with the highest rate of violence against teachers.
The survey was done with 34 countries and found that 12.5% of Brazilian teachers have already been victims of verbal aggression or intimidation of students at least once a week .
Another research study entitled Teaching Work in Basic Education in Brazil reveals that depression, anxiety, nervousness and stress are some of the main causes that lead to teacher withdrawal. In a statement, the National Confederation of Education Workers (CNTE) says that the child is very stressed due to the number of students in the classroom, low pay and poor working conditions.
Everyone wants to live many years, does not it? But have you ever wondered if you are adding more points against the favor in the quest for longevity? For this reason, a study by the University of California, USA, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in 2013 listed a number of factors that may increase the chances of death in the next 10 years.
A more flexible work environment can bring improvements to sleep quality and employee health, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota at the University of Delaware in the United States. The study used data collected from 608 employees of a US company before and after the flexibilization of the work environment.