Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
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The Level of Emotional Intelligence among Special Education Teacher in Seberang Prai Tengah, Penang

Mohd Zuri Ghani and Wan Sharipahmira Mohd Zain

The purpose of this study was to identify the level of EQ (Emotional Quotient) among special education teachers in Seberang Perai Tengah, Penang. This research tried to see whether gender, age, level of education and teaching experience contributed to level of EQ among special education teachers. 141 teachers who are currently teaching in the integrated program in primary and secondary schools have been selected as samples in this research. The instrument has been developed by researchers base on other previous EQ instruments. Descriptive statistic was used to show the frequency and percentage, meanwhile t-test and ANOVA were used to see the significant of the variables tested. Findings showed that the EQ among special education teachers was very high (97.9%) and 2.1% was at average level. However, findings showed that, there were significant differences in EQ among the respondent base on gender but the other variables did not show any significant differences