Impact of COVID-19 on Teacher Well-Being in Higher Education Institutions


  • S. Pavitra Bharathiar School of Management & Entrepreneur Development, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641046
  • Delaram Mahdaviamiri Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India 576104
  • Nisha S. Tatkar Department of PGDM, MET Institute of Management, Mumbai Education Trust, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 400050
  • Namesh Malarout Materials, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, Mississauga, Canada ON L5R 4J6
  • Babita Singla Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, Chandigarh, Punjab, India 140417
  • Karthikeyan Parthasarathy School of Management Studies, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, Tamilnadu, India 638052
  • Sonia Vaz Department of Economics, Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim, Goa, India 403707
  • Prithvi Hegde Jagdish Sheth School of Management, Electronic City, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India 560100
  • Annu Duhan Department of Commerce, Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, University in Sonipat, Khanpur Kalan, Haryana, India 131305



COVID-19, Teacher well-being, Higher education institutions, Work-life balance, Stress


The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for higher education teachers, especially their well-being. A study was conducted to investigate the well-being of teachers in higher education institutions and to comprehend the pandemic's impact. The study took a quantitative approach, surveying and interviewing the teachers and analyzing the data with PLS-SEM and CB-SEM. The results revealed three key factors impacting teacher well-being: accomplishment, physical health, and relationships. The study emphasizes the importance of supporting teacher well-being during the pandemic by prioritizing physical health, building relationships, and engaging in meaningful activities. The findings can help to shape policies and programs that promote physical and emotional health in higher education institutions. Finally, this study provides valuable insights into teachers' experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and emphasizes the need for increased support for their well-being.

Author Biographies

Delaram Mahdaviamiri, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India 576104

Delaram Mahdaviamiri is an international student from Iran and a Pharmacy Intern at Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt. Ltd in Manipal, India. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Manipal Academy of Higher Education. Delaram's research interests encompass a wide range of topics in pharmacy, including pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, patient counseling, clinical toxicology, R programming language, pharmaceutical formulation, pharmaceutics, pharmacy, community pharmacy, pharmacotherapy, pharmaceutical sciences, clinical pharmacy, clinical pharmacology, pharmacy practice, and hospital pharmacy.


Nisha S. Tatkar, Department of PGDM, MET Institute of Management, Mumbai Education Trust, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 400050

Dr. Nisha S. Tatkar is a Ph.D. holder in Banking & Finance from the University of Mumbai, with 10 years of experience as an Assistant Professor and 4.5 years of professional experience in the banking industry. She is skilled in financial analysis, costing numericals, market risk, equities, market research, and financial markets. Dr. Tatkar is a strong education professional with a UGC Net, MBA (Finance) & (Costing) degree. For the past five years, Dr. Tatkar has been the faculty in charge for District Rural Development projects, organizing state-level exhibitions in collaboration with various government bodies to create a marketplace for buying and selling homemade products made by women's Self-Help Groups (SHGs). Her research interests include various topics in Banking & Finance, and she has published several articles in renowned journals in her field.


Namesh Malarout, Materials, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, Mississauga, Canada ON L5R 4J6

Namesh Malarout is currently a Materials Analyst intern at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors in Mississauga, Canada. He completed his Bachelor's degree in Print and Media Technology with a minor in Digital Marketing from Manipal Institute of Technology, MAHE in 2019. Namesh Malarout continued his academic pursuits at Manipal Institute of Technology, MAHE and obtained a Master's degree in Engineering Management in 2021. His research interests span across the fields of Management studies, Leadership studies, and Computer Applications. Namesh Malarout has a passion for combining these diverse fields to help address modern management challenges. He has published various articles in reputed journals, and his work has been recognized by his peers.


Babita Singla, Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University, Chandigarh, Punjab, India 140417

Dr. Babita Singla is an Associate Professor at Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University in Chandigarh, Punjab, India. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management from Punjab Technical University in 2016. Dr. Singla is a seasoned academic with vast experience in teaching and research in business management. She is known for her expertise in the areas of marketing and business management. Her work has been published in various top-tier journals, and she is frequently invited to speak at conferences and other academic events. As an Associate Professor, Dr. Singla has mentored numerous students and helped them in their academic and professional pursuits. She is highly regarded for her contributions to the field of business management and for her dedication to teaching and research.


Karthikeyan Parthasarathy, School of Management Studies, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, Tamilnadu, India 638052

Dr. Karthikeyan Parthasarathy, an Associate Professor at Kongu Engineering College, received his Ph.D. in Management from Bharathiar University in 2009, and has 19 years of work experience. He has published 30 articles and authored or edited 13 books in management, as well as producing 14 Ph.D. and 18 M.Phil research scholars. He has presented over 100 papers in national and international seminars/conferences/symposia, acted as a resource person for over 100 various National/International Conferences, and delivered over 150 visiting lectures. He has organized several international/national conferences and other programmes, and has secured funding from various government organizations and funding agencies. He serves as an editorial board member/reviewer for 40 national and international journals and is a life member of Indian Society of Technical Education (MISTE) and member of All India Management Association (AIMA). He has won numerous awards and recognitions, including the Ramasamy P. Aiyar Best Young Teacher Award from AIMS, and the P.K. Das Memorial Best Faculty Award in the discipline of Management. He is also a recognized assessment officer for conducting National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) examinations.


Sonia Vaz, Department of Economics, Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim, Goa, India 403707

Ms. Sonia Vaz is an Assistant Professor and In-charge of the Economics Department at Rosary College, where she has been teaching since 1994. With over 26 years of experience, she has held various administrative positions at the college and has attended several Seminars, Workshops and Conferences organized by the college and other institutions. Her research interests include topics such as online shopping preferences, the impact of e-retailers on brick and mortar stores, and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.



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How to Cite

S. Pavitra, “Impact of COVID-19 on Teacher Well-Being in Higher Education Institutions”, J. Comput. Mech. Manag, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 20–29, Feb. 2023.



Original Articles


Received 2022-11-04
Accepted 2023-02-09
Published 2023-02-28

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