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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(11), 1565-1572
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-11-16
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Job Satisfaction among Special Education Professionals

Helen Tsakiridou1, and Stavroula Kolovou2

1Department of Primary Education, University of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece

2KEDDY, Kozani, Creece

Pub. Date: November 29, 2018

Cite this paper:
Helen Tsakiridou and Stavroula Kolovou. Job Satisfaction among Special Education Professionals. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(11):1565-1572. doi: 10.12691/education-6-11-16

Abstract

The quality of the professional life of those employed in care and support giving jobs has been the subject of many surveys. The present study discusses job satisfaction among the administrative, teaching and special education staff of Special Education who work in the Centres for Differential Diagnosis, Diagnosis and Support (KEDDY) in Greece. The results of the survey have shown that the participants are rather satisfied with their job. Significant differences were noted in the effect of demographic characteristics on each of the individual dimensions of job satisfaction, as well as on job satisfaction as a whole.

Keywords:
job satisfaction special education professionals in KEDDY

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