Personality Type and Emotional Intelligence of Prospective Teachers

Shazia Zamir, Quratul Ain Hina, Shabana Zamir


The present study was designed to explore the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and emotional intelligence of prospective teachers. The population of the study consisted of B.Ed and M.Ed programs of public and private sector universities and degree awarding institutions of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and (Schutte et al.’s, 1998) emotional intelligence scale were administered to prospective teachers. 120 Prospective teachers were selected by using random sampling technique. Statistical package for social sciences (SPSS-X) software was used to analyze the data in this study. Such as mean, standard deviation, frequency, percentages, standard error mean, alpha coefficient were used. The results show that the group under study possessed high Emotional Intelligence. This study found ISTJ type as dominating type among prospective teachers.

Keywords: Myers-Briggs personality type, Emotional intelligence, Prospective teachers

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