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The Relation between the Positive Psychology of Would-be Child Teachers and Leadership

예비유아교사의 긍정심리와 리더십과의 관계

  • Jang, Jeong Baek (Department of Early Childhood Education, Jeonnam Provincial College) ;
  • Lee, Mi Na (Department of Early Childhood Education, Gwangju Health College)
  • 장정백 (전남도립대학 유아교육과) ;
  • 이미나 (광주보건대학교 유아교육과)
  • Received : 2012.11.07
  • Accepted : 2012.12.13
  • Published : 2012.12.30

Abstract

This research is looking for the relation between the positive psychology of would-be child teachers and leadership and that's influence. The researchers examined positive psychology and leadership with 330 would-be teachers(13 boys, 317 girls) located in Gwang-Ju and the Jeonnam Region. Questionnaire was used to measure would-be teachers. The collected data analyzed the positive psychology of would-be teachers and leaders, including sub-factors for mean(M), standard deviation(SD) and Pearson product-moment correlation according to subject for inquiry. Then regression analysis through SPSS WIN 17.0 for checking the effects of the would-be child teachers's positive psychology with their leadership skill was used. The result of the research was that the positive psychology of would-be child teachers and leadership of the product-moment correlated in all areas. Especially the most influence on positive psychology is the ability of human relationship among leadership sub-variables, and the relation between positive psychology and leadership are very important for making positive changes in society. This implies that there is a need for more educational sponsorship regarding positive psychology and leadership for would-be child teachers.

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