School Teachers' Quality of Life: Do ICT Literacy, Psychological Factors, and Working Environment Matter?


The unprecedented phenomenon of the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted people’s and society’s well-being. Secondary school teachers’ is no exception. The purpose of the study deems to investigate the factors that affect the quality of life among secondary teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The obtained data on ICT literacy, psychology, the working environment, and teachers’ quality of life was done through an adapted questionnaire distributed among 122 secondary teachers using google form WhatsApp due to the pandemic period. The Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software is employed to analyse both descriptive analyses of demographic characteristics and inferential statistics to analyse the data. The findings indicate a significant positive correlation between ICT literacy, psychology, and the working environment and secondary teachers’ quality of life. However, ICT literacy does not affect the quality of life. This finding would shed light on the knowledge of well-being, and research builds a strong basis and foundation for continued exploration to understand the complexity of this issue.

Keywords: pandemic COVID-19, quality of life, school teachers, psychology, working environment

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