Attachment perspectives on classroom relationships: Helping ourselves through helping others?

Philip John Riley

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Results: Multiple and logistic regressions assessed the choice of Teaching Type, Gender, Age and Experience, in relation to Attachment (Anxiety and Avoidance) and Anger. A number of significant associations were discovered. MANOVA found significant differences in attachment style by Principal Type and Age Group. Pre-service teachers? reported the highest levels of both Anxiety and Avoidance, Principals the lowest. For Anger at Students, secondary teachers reported higher frequencies. Only secondary teachers reported Anger at Staff. The combined results provide partial support for the hypotheses.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program
EditorsJan Wright
Place of PublicationSydney New South Wales Australia
PublisherAustralian Association for Research in Education
Pages1 - 13
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventInternational Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2012 - University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Duration: 2 Dec 20126 Dec 2012


ConferenceInternational Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2012
Abbreviated titleAARE 2012
OtherThe 2012 Annual Conference was a joint conference of AARE and APERA, incorporating a WERA Focal Meeting.

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