• EZEUGWU R. Chika
  • OBI N. Irene
  • OGUNLEKE S. Joseph
  • AFOLABI O. Ayooluwa


Teachers, Turnover Intention, Job Stress, Depression


This study examined the predictive influence of job stress and depression on turnover intention of teachers in Ondo state, Nigeria. Respondents were 270 (124 males and 146 females) randomly selected from 5 local government in Ondo state. For the purpose of data analysis, correlation and Multiple regression were applied. Results indicated that job stress and depression significantly predicted turnover intention of secondary school teachers. The educational planners and managers are encouraged to consider factors of job stress and depression while designing programs aimed to decrease turnover of teachers.


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