A Meta-analysis of the Factors Related to Psychological Burn-out of Early Childhood Teachers

유아교사의 심리적소진과 관련된 요인에 대한 메타분석

  • Moon, Dong-Kyu (Child Care Education of Sahm-yook Health University)
  • 문동규 (삼육보건대학교 아동보육과)
  • Received : 2018.07.31
  • Accepted : 2018.11.02
  • Published : 2018.11.30


This study examined the effect sizes of psychological burnout-related factors on the psychological burnout of early childhood teachers by applying meta - analysis focusing on master 's theses, doctoral dissertations and journals that have been published in Korea for the past 20 years. The results of the analysis are as follows. First, the total effect size, the factor group, the sub-factor, and the positive and negative effect factors of the inducing and inhibiting factors showed a significant effect size. Second, in terms of inducing factors, the task problem group showed a larger effect size than the negative relationship group. Third, among the lower factor of the negative relationship group, all the sub factors excluding the negative relationship with the director, effect size showed a medium effect size. Fourth, task stress showed the greatest effect size among the sub factors of the task factor group, followed by role conflict, task overload, and role ambiguity. Fifth, resilience showed the greatest effect size among the inhibition factors, followed by organizational support factor, teacher efficacy factor, social support factor, and emotional factor. Sixth, all sub factors of the emotional labor factor group, organizational support factor of the organizational support factor group, general teacher efficacy factor of the teacher efficacy factor group, and all sub factors of social support factor Medium effect size. In addition, the lower factor of all the other factors showed a large effect size. Seventh, of the effect factors, job satisfaction factor, depression factor, and turnover intention factor all showed a large effect size.

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Fig. 1. Publication Bias

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Fig. 2. Publication Bias

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Fig. 3. Publication Bias

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Fig. 4. Publication Bias

Table 1. Duval and Tweedie’s trim and fill(Random Efects)

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Table 2. Total effect size of inducing factors

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Table 3. Each effect size of the inducing factors

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Table 4. The sub-factor effect size of the negative relationship group

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Table 5. The sub-factor effect size of the Group with problem in job

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Table 6. Duval and Tweedie’s trim and fill(Random Efects)

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Table 7. Total effect size of inhibiting factors

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Table 8. Each effect size of the inhibiting factors

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Table 9. The sub-factor effect size of the Emotional labor group

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Table 10. The sub-factor effect size of the resilience group

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