Teachers’ efficacy in the face of emergency remote teaching during COVID-19 pandemic: The protective role of personal resilience and Sense of Responsible Togetherness
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Several countries worldwide enforced National lockdowns to face COVID-19 pandemic, causing the shutdown of schools, universities, and other educational services among their consequences. This required teachers to address new demands and responsibilities for delivering their work due to Emergency Remote Teaching, undermining their work-related efficacy. This study deepens teachers’ personal resilience and Sense of Responsible Togetherness with reference to their school communities as factors potentially supporting their work-related efficacy under these challenging circumstances. An online questionnaire was administered to 159 Italian teachers. Both dimensions confirmed their expected positive association, suggesting the need for interventions considering and strengthening school/ academic communities, consistently with an ecological perspective
- Sense of Responsible Togetherness (SoRT)
- teacher efficacy
- emergency remote teaching (ERT)