Study on Teachers’ Emotional Labor in Teacher-Child Interaction

Ou PENG, Lu Miao, lianlian GAO, Zhengbo ZHANG


Emotional work is different from manual and mental work and is called the third kind of work. Emotional labor in the preschool teachers’ professional practice is a very common phenomenon, the form is varied, but in the traditional physical and mental and manual Labour and mental Labour binary opposites of the concept framework, emotion is an important dimension in the preschool teachers’ professional practice easily neglected, in order to improve the preschool teachers’ job satisfaction as well as the emotional charge on the mechanism of action of job burnout, to prevent or reduce preschool teachers’ emotional exhaustion, job burnout and the negative effect of emotional labor, need through ascension teacher stability; Cultivate the sense of belonging of teachers; Consolidate teachers’ identity; To strengthen the sense of responsibility of teachers and other teachers emotional labor management strategy, so as to achieve the best effect of educational practice.


Emotional labor; Interaction between teachers and children; Preschool teachers’

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