Gender and Sector Related Differences in Emotional Social Intelligence of University Teachers
The drive of the study was to investigate gender and sector-related differences of emotional-social intelligence of university teachers. The objectives of this research work were to; examine the emotional-social intelligence of university teachers, find gender-related differences in the emotional-social intelligence of teachers, and to assess sector-related differences in the emotional-social intelligence of university teachers. A mixed-method approach was followed to gain the objectives. Teaching faculty and learners of four universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were the targeted population of this research work. 100 teachers and 350 students were taken through simple random and judgmental techniques. Data were collected from the respondents through Questionnaires and interviews, the collected data were then analyzed through descriptive and inferential statistics. Considerable differences in males and females were noticed between Emotional Social intelligence (ESI) of teachers, while very small differences were found in sector related. It is recommended that teachers may provide trainings, workshops, and awareness seminars on emotional-social intelligence to enhance the effectiveness of their instruction and to reduce the intentional and unintentional emotional abusing practices in the classroom.