Impact of School Climate on Students Achievement at Secondary Level in Pakistan

2019 Global Social Sciences Review  
School climate indicates three key dimensions of the school i.e. physical, academic and social climate. All three dimensions in the Pakistani school context were focused and examined. The key objectives of the study were to assess the Schools 'physical, social and academic climate and study its impact on students' learning also to recommend remedial measures for improvement of school climate. Schools Principals were the population of the study selected through random sampling technique from
more » ... technique from Abbottabad, Charsadda, Kohat, Mardan, Nowshera, and Peshawar districts. The data was collected through questionnaires developed on five points Likert scale from the Principals and teachers. A total of 395 Secondary Schools schools were selected. Regression test used for data analysis. The study identified that school climate plays an important role in enhancing their achievement in academics. It proved that the school environment has a direct impact on the learning and teaching process. for their future (Cohen et. al., 2009 ). Abstract Muhammad Rafiq, Nasrullah Khan and Niaz Mohammad Aajiz 306 Global Social Sciences Review (GSSR) Objectives of the Study a. To assess School Climate in terms of physical, climate and academics in Government Boys Secondary Schools. b. To review the results students of sample schools and compare it with indicators of school climate. c. To recommend remedial measures for improvement of school climate. Research Questions 1. What is School Climate in terms of physical, climate and academics in Government Boys Secondary Schools? 2. What is the impact of school climate on students' achievements? 3. What remedial measures can improve school climate for students' achievements? Literature Review According to Bender, Donohue, and Heywood, (2005) the school atmosphere provides teachers and students the environment to succeed in their mission. In other words, we have to supply material services to schools. These services consist of the fine planned edifice, open and spacious classrooms with obligatory thrilling applications, a well equipped library, laboratory with proper collection of books, unlocked rooms for a range of activities, adequate furniture, audiovisual aids, and clean surroundings and playground etc. Research conducted by Wang et al., (2010 ) , examined the civilization as well as the school atmosphere which
doi:10.31703/gssr.2019(iv-i).40 fatcat:2a5nailg4badzphdaissrprtvq