Educative styles and emotional competencies of education students

Josefina Sala Roca.


The aim of this study was to check the influence of educators emotional competence on their educative style and if students of the different education specialities have differences in their education styles and emotional competencies. Two test, one of emotional competencies (EQ-i) and another of educative styles, were administered to 249 students from different education specialities: teaching, pedagogy, psycho-pedagogy, social education and CAP.

All groups had their highest scores in the assertive style. The students of CAP and social education had higher scores in inhibicionist style than the other students. Teaching students had better scores in the majority of emotional competencies evaluated and the students of CAP had the worse scores. Regression analysis showed a moderate influence of the emotional competencies in some educative styles.


Key words: educative styles, emotional competencies, emotional education

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