Volume : III, Issue : XI, November - 2014

Role of Emotional Intelligence in Higher Education with emphasis on Teachers Training

Ritima Malhotra

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Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to perceive, control and evaluate emotions. It is often said that emotional intelligence can be learned, strengthened, while it is also believed that it is an inborn characteristic. It is also paramount in personal, academic and career success.Different studies indicated that the key to success is not just cognitive intelligence rather 80% success in life depends on emotional intelligence (Goleman, 2005). In view of the primary role of teachers in training students, it seems that strengtheningemotional qualifications of teachers and including these qualifications in tactical plan of teacher training is inevitable. This paper is aimed to shed light on scientific evidences about the basic role of emotional qualifications in improvement of personal, social, scientific performance of students and effectiveness and efficiency of teachers. It symbolizes its relation with objectives of present education and prerequisites for developing emotional qualifications in Education. It suggests that as a prime pedagogy, pre–service training is necessary for professional development of a teacher.

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Ritima Malhotra Role of Emotional Intelligence in Higher Education with emphasis on Teachers Training International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol : 3, Issue : 11 November 2014


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