Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Self Efficacy among Government and Private College Teachers

Author: Sehrish Fayyaz

Supervisor: Ms. Afifa Anjum

Degree: M.Sc

Year: 2006-2008

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


The present research was conducted to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and self efficacy among government and private college teachers. It was hypothesized that there exists a relationship between emotional intelligence and self efficacy. Correlation research design was used. Emotional Intelligence Scale by Schutte et al. (1998) and Teacher’s Self-efficacy Scale by Schwarzer and Jerusalem (1981) were used to assessment. The non probability purposive sampling technique was used on the basis of availability of the teachers. Sample consisted of 80 male and female teachers, 40 from government colleges and 40 from private colleges of Lahore. Correlation analysis showed that there is significant positive relationship between emotional intelligence and self efficacy.

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Self Efficacy, Government and Private College Teachers, Correlation research design

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Corresponding Address: Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Email:, Phone: 92-42-9231245

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