Influence of teacher characteristics on students' academic achievement among secondary schools

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Kosgei, Anita, Mise, Jairo Kirwa, Odera, Odhiambo and Ayugi, Mary Evelyn. 2013. "Influence of teacher characteristics on students' academic achievement among secondary schools." Journal of Education and Practice. 4 (3), pp. 76-82.
Article Title

Influence of teacher characteristics on students' academic
achievement among secondary schools

ERA Journal ID200970
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsKosgei, Anita (Author), Mise, Jairo Kirwa (Author), Odera, Odhiambo (Author) and Ayugi, Mary Evelyn (Author)
Journal TitleJournal of Education and Practice
Journal Citation4 (3), pp. 76-82
Number of Pages7
Year2013
Place of PublicationNew York, NY. United States
ISSN2222-1735
2222-288X
Web Address (URL)http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEP/article/view/4495
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between teacher characteristics and students' academic achievement. The study was guided by Education Production Function theory (EPF) which connects student academic achievement to teacher characteristics. The study was conducted in Nandi District, Kenya and the target population comprised of teachers of all 26 public secondary schools. The study applied a causal comparative research design. A questionnaire was used for data collection. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistical techniques. The study findings suggest that there was no significant relationship between teacher qualification and student academic achievement.

Keywordsteacher characteristics; academic achievement; experience and qualification
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020490501. Applied statistics
390399. Education systems not elsewhere classified
520102. Educational psychology
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Byline AffiliationsMoi University, Kenya
University of Kerala, India
School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
University of Nairobi, Kenya
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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