The survey was conducted on teachers of premiere high schools, higher educational institutions (HEIs), and coaching institutes of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, and Delhi.
Out of the total sample size, 93.8 percent of educators have been involved in online teaching since the lockdown began, Dayal told TOI.
As per the teachers, making educational content (video/audio) takes almost double-time of teaching directly, giving rise to mental pressure and health-related issues.
Due to online teaching, these teachers have also incurred physical and mental ailments too.
While 76.2 percent of teachers witnessed health issues such as eye strain, neck pain, and migraine due to conducting online classes, 49.2 percent have been stressed, 22.9 percent are undergoing anxiety, 17 percent have faced panic attacks and 12 percent teachers are in depression.
Moreover, as many as 74.2 percent of the total educators were totally new to online teaching set up.
Her research indicated that more than 51.4 percent of educators are spending six to seven days a week on online learning.
“While in total 53 percent of teachers are spending six to seven hours daily, teachers at the coaching institutes are spending more than ten hours,” Dayal added who conducted the survey with the help of online form, telephonic conversation, and that via WhatsApp messages.
Only one-third of the total sample batch have their personal device whereas the remaining have been sharing it with family members or other teachers.