Title: In-servıce EFL teachers’ well-beıng durıng onlıne teacher professıonal development program ın Indonesıa: An ecologıcal perspectıve. 


Vol. 11(2), 2023, pp. 26-45.



Author: Priyatno Ardi

About the author: Priyatno Ardi is an associate professor at the English Language Education Study Program of Universitas Sanata Dharma, Indonesia, and a doctoral student in ELT at Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia. He has published articles in both national and international journals. His research interests include learner autonomy, student engagement, technology in language learning, EFL teacher education, and applied linguistics. 




Author: Rina Sari

About the author: Rina Sari is an assistant professor at the English Literature Study Program of Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Indonesia, and a doctoral student in ELT at Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia. Her main interests are teacher professional development, TEFL, and materials development.      



Author: Luki Emiliya Hidayat

About the author: Luki Emiliya Hidayat is an English teacher at Sekolah Menengah Kejuruan Negeri 10 Malang, Indonesia, and a doctoral student in ELT at Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia. She is interested in materials development, ESP, literacy, and teacher professional development. 




Author: Oktavia Tri Sanggala Dewi

About the author: Oktavia Tri Sanggala Dewi is an assistant professor at the English Language Education Department of Universitas PGRI Adi Buana Surabaya, Indonesia, and a doctoral student in ELT at Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia. Her research interests are in the area of TEFL, TEYL, and ESP.     



Author: Bambang Yudi Cahyono

About the author: Bambang Yudi Cahyono is a professor in applied linguistics at the Department of English of Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia. He has published more than 120 articles in both national and international journals. His main research interests are English teacher professional development, ICT and ELT, and second language writing. He also serves as a reviewer in some international journals.






Citation (APA style): Ardi, P., Sari, R., Hidayat, L. E., Dewi, O. T. S., & Cahyono, B. Y. (2023). In-servıce EFL teachers’ well-beıng durıng onlıne teacher professıonal development program ın Indonesıa: An ecologıcal perspectıve. Studies in Linguistics, Culture, and FLT, 11(2), 26-45.


Abstract: This paper intends to scrutinize the personal and systemic factors affecting the well-being of in-service EFL teachers participating in a three-month online teacher professional education (OTPE) program in Indonesia. Moreover, it seeks to explore the resources that the teachers draw on to maintain their well-being. Six EFL teachers attending the OTPE program participated in this study. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with six focal participants. The data were qualitatively analyzed to find the emerging themes. The findings revealed that personal and systemic factors influenced the participants' well-being in the OTPE program. The personal factors included motivation, marital status, and spirituality, while the systemic factors encompassed the national policy on EFL teacher certification, teacher education institution, home school, and family. Moreover, the participants drew on personal resources, i.e., motivation and spirituality, and social resources, i.e., family members, colleagues, students, instructors, and fellow participants, to maintain their well-being during the OTPE program. Hence, the interplay between personal and systemic factors was quintessential to the EFL teachers' well-being in the program.        

Keywords: Ecological perspectives, EFL teachers’ well-being, in-service EFL teachers, online teacher professional education, teacher professional development


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