ERIC Number: EJ746776
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Teachers' Self-Efficacy Beliefs as Determinants of Job Satisfaction and Students' Academic Achievement: A Study at the School Level
Caprara, Gian Vittorio; Barbranelli, Claudio; Steca, Patrizia; Malone, Patrick S.
Journal of School Psychology, v44 n6 p473-490 Dec 2006
Teachers' self-efficacy beliefs were examined as determinants of their job satisfaction and students' academic achievement. Over 2000 teachers in 75 Italian junior high schools were administered self-report questionnaires to assess self-efficacy beliefs and their job satisfaction Students' average final grades at the end of junior high school were collected in two subsequent scholastic years. Structural equation modeling analyses corroborated a conceptual model in which teachers' personal efficacy beliefs affected their job satisfaction and students' academic achievement, controlling for previous levels of achievement.
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Job Satisfaction, Questionnaires, Structural Equation Models, Junior High Schools, Academic Records, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Italy