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ERIC Number: EJ1099938
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0734-2829
Pedagogical and Social Climate in School Questionnaire: Factorial Validity and Reliability of the Teacher Version
Dimitrova, Radosveta; Ferrer-Wreder, Laura; Galanti, Maria Rosaria
Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, v34 n3 p282-288 Jun 2016
This study evaluated the factorial structure of the Pedagogical and Social Climate in School (PESOC) questionnaire among 307 teachers in Bulgaria. The teacher edition of PESOC consists of 11 scales (i.e., Expectations for Students, Unity Among Teachers, Approach to Students, Basic Assumptions About Students' Ability to Learn, School-Home Relations, Teacher Cooperation, Teachers' Professional Development, Teaching Activities, Student Valuation, Principal's Pedagogical Leadership, and School Management). A confirmatory factor analysis conducted with structural equation modeling supported a bi-dimensional factor model (Students and Teachers; School Leadership and Management). School climate indicators were also significantly and positively correlated. PESOC is an asset to the literature on assessment of school climate with evidence for factorial validity and reliability in an underresearched international context.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Bulgaria