Christina Mogg

Health Promotion through Supervision – Effectiveness of Individual Supervision as a Support Measure for Teachers

Shortlink: https://www.waxmann.com/artikelART103980
.doi: https://doi.org/10.31244/zfe.2020.01.05

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Abstract

In this evaluation study, the impact of a one-term individual supervision for primary school teachers in Vienna was evaluated, using a mixed methods approach. The effects of supervision on health-related variables were examined in a quasi-experimental design and the practical aspects of supervision were discussed in a focus group with supervisors. The test results consistently point to the positive effects of supervision. Supervision is seen as a support for teachers to reflect their working life regularly with a preventive and health-promoting effect. The results of this study correspond to the positive effects of supervision described in the literature.

Keywords
Evaluation Study, Supervision, Teaching Profession, Health Promotion