The Significance and Causes of School Boredom

Introduction – boredom as an attributive feature of school institutions Most studies on students’ experiences of school clearly show that boredom is “a necessary component of schools”, inevitable attribute of school institutions (Breidenstein, 2007, 103) and that “the concept of boredom is a defining element of what students experience as ‘school work’” (Stańczyk, 2012, 36).Continue reading “The Significance and Causes of School Boredom”

Early-Career Teachers and Chronic Boredom

Based on: Finkielsztein, M. (2021). From Passionate Engagement to Chronic Boredom in Polish Academia: An Overview of Early-Career Motivation and Systemic Contributory Factors. In: J. Crutchley, Z. Nahaboo & N. Rao (Eds.), Early Career Teachers: International Narratives of Transitions within Higher Education (pp. 121, 123-125). London: Bloomsbury. Pedagogical Predicaments Teachers often find themselves having to participate inContinue reading “Early-Career Teachers and Chronic Boredom”