School Culture and School Effectiveness: The Mediating Effect of Teachers’ Job Satisfaction
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This study has investigated the relationship among school culture, teachers’ job satisfaction, and school effectiveness. It also explored the mediating effect of teachers’ job satisfaction on school culture and school effectiveness. Participants of the study include1, 297 teachers from 6 lower secondary and upper secondary schools in Beijing, China. Quantitative methods were used for data generation, consisting of 3 questionnaire-based surveys to measure, separately, school culture, school effectiveness, and job satisfaction from the teachers’ perspective. The results indicated positively significant relationships among school culture, teachers’ job satisfaction, and school effectiveness and that teachers’ job satisfaction partially mediated the impact of school culture on school effectiveness. In light of these results, limitations and directions for future research are provided, as well as implications for education. © 2018 The authors and IJLTER.ORG. All rights reserved.
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