Teacher Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire (TSWQ)

This measure is for adultsThis is a free measure

The TSWQ measures teacher wellbeing across two subscales: school connectedness and teaching efficacy. The subscales can be used independently or combined to create an overall wellbeing score. Teachers rank eight positive statements on an 8-point Likert scale representing frequency the statement  is true in their life: For example, “I am a successful teacher” or “I feel like people at this school care about me” (Measure and User Guide, n.d., n.p.). Tyler Renshaw’s Student Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire can be used with this questionnaire for greater continuity across populations. For more information about Renshaw’s work, visit his website here.

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Short holistic overview of wellbeing
Use with Renshaw’s Student Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire to enable greater continuity across populations

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Suggestions for Further Research

Renshaw, T., Long, A., & Cook, C. (2015). Assessing teachers' positive psychological functioning at work: Development and validation of the Teacher Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire. School Psychology Quarterly, 30, 289-306. https//: doi.org/10.1037/spq0000112  

Renshaw, T. (n.d.). Measures. https://edtechbooks.org/-ueNo

Teacher Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire (TSWQ). (2018). Measure and user guide. https://osf.io/h7m46/https://osf.io/h7m46/

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