Forms of Aggressive Behavior in Middle Schools in Egypt as Perceived by Teachers

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Dalia Bedewy


The purpose of this study is to examine the middle school teachers perception about the forms of aggressive behavior in their schools. Data was collected from 100 (male/female) middle school teachers in Tanta, Egypt in the academic year 2017/2018. The participants were teaching four different subjects (Arabic/English/ Science/history) at the time of the study and were between 27 and 57 years old. Analyses of variance (ANOVAs) indicated that there were no significant differences in the mean survey score, between genders in the perception of aggressive behavior. The study examined differences in physical and verbal aggressive behavior according to school type. The results indicate Physical aggression was higher in all different schools and mixed school showed the lowest rate of both physical and verbal aggression.

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