A Study on Examining the Factors Causing the Stress Level of Teachers While Shifting Towards Online Mode of Education in Pakistan


  • Darakhshan Muslim Phd Scholar, Department of Education, Superior University Lahore, Pakistan Author
  • Khawaja Hisham-ul-Hassan Assistant Professor, Commerce Department, Superior University Lahore, Pakistan Author
  • Meimoona Riaz PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Government College University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan Author
  • Ayesha Sultan Department of Statistics, Virtual University of Pakistan Author




Technological challenges, Workload, Multiple Tasks, Work-life Balance


This study aims to investigate the factors contributing to the stress levels of teachers in educational institutions of Pakistan during the shift towards the online mode of education. This quantitative study used a survey questionnaire to obtain data from the teachers. The questionnaire included the items on workload, technical hurdles, social contact, and work-life balance of distance learning teachers while transmission towards online mode. A sample size of 75 teachers was selected for the study. The findings of the study showed that technological challenges such as connectivity issues, coping up with new emerging technology, meeting deadlines and multitasking are the major factors of stress for teachers. They find it difficult to somewhat keep the balance between personal and professional life. On the other hand, the teachers are satisfied by the provided institutional support. 


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How to Cite

Muslim, D. ., Hisham-ul-Hassan, K. ., Riaz, M. ., & Sultan, A. . (2023). A Study on Examining the Factors Causing the Stress Level of Teachers While Shifting Towards Online Mode of Education in Pakistan. Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 12(4), 282-287. https://doi.org/10.61506/01.00116

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