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TEACHERS SELF-EFFICACIOUS, LOCUS OF CONTROL AND WORKPLACE SPIRITUALITY BELIEFS BUFFERS THE EFFECTS ON ELEMENTARY STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT SCORES
Corresponding Author(s) : Mehboob Ul Hassan
Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews,
Vol. 9 No. 3 (2021): May
Purpose of the study: The purpose of the current research was to gauge the effect of teachers self-efficacious, locus of control, and workplace spirituality beliefs on elementary students achievement scores. The researchers are intended to measure the effect of current practices happening in male public sector schools of district Lahore, Punjab-Pakistan.
Methodology: The current research was quantitative in nature, and the researchers used ex post facto design leading to a positivist paradigm. The researchers administered one questionnaire having three parts: i) Henson (1999) Sources of Self-efficacy Inventory; SOSI, ii) Rose and Medway (1981) Locus of Control Scale and, iii) Petchsawang and Duchon (2009) Workplace Spirituality Beliefs Scale whereas authors obtained students achievement scores from office of the Punjab Examination Commission during session 2018-2019.
Main Findings: Results of regression analysis declared that teachers self-efficacious beliefs affect 87.10%, locus of control 58.60%, and workplace spiritual beliefs affect 79.40% on students achievement scores.
Applications of this study: This research is applicable for headteachers and parents that may provide sources and resources for teachers and students to strengthen students idiosyncratic growth and pedagogic success. Findings of the research will applicable for the male teachers working in public sector elementary schools to make their teaching effective, scientific, and logical. Curriculum planners and policymakers revisit official documents to add data about teachers self-efficacious, locus of control, and workplace spirituality beliefs.
Novelty/Originality of this study: Applications of teachers utmost cognitive, social and spiritual potential escort required changes in students holistic growth. Authors have deliberatively identified that self-efficacious, locus of control and workplace spirituality beliefs are teachers considerable hallmarks which facile them towards students didactic success. Authors have significantly contributed in already existing body of knowledge in the field of cognitive and social psychology and spirituality.
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