School Cultural Variables and Student Learning Outcomes in Ekiti State, Nigeria

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Fri, 8 Jun 2018
8:00am to 9:30am
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The study investigated relationship between school cultural variables (teachers’ self-efficacy, academic optimism, culture of control) and students’ learning outcomes in Ekiti State, Nigeria. The descriptive survey type of research design was used for the study. The sample size consisted of 300 teachers. Questionnaire and Inventory were used to collect data. Two research questions were raised and six hypotheses were formulated.  Significant relationship was observed between school cultural variables and students’ learning outcomes. It is recommended that government as a matter of policy should emphasize school culture in secondary schools.

Keywords: School Culture, academic optimism, culture of control, teachers’ efficacy, students’ learning outcomes