Factors affecting Malaysian international high school students’ performance: The moderating effect of transformational leadership

Reem Ismeil Alnawasreh, Mohamed Yusoff Mohd Nor, Ashairi Suliman

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Purpose of the study: This study intends to scrutinize the factors affecting Malaysian international high school students’ academic performance. Methodology: 117 responses were collected randomly using a questionnaire. The data were analyzed using Partial Least Square (PLS) Main Findings: The findings revealed that future goals as the most crucial factor besides peers’ support, teachers’ support and self-efficacy. Furthermore, it was also disclosed that TL moderated only the self-efficacy on Academic Performance Applications of this study: The study can be used in the context of international high school field or any educational institution as academic performance is a very broad issue discussed in the educational setting Novelty/Originality of this study: Students’ academic performance (AP) is a crucial issue for parents, schools, researchers, and governments. A number of past studies have highlighted the local university students’ AP with less attention given to the performance of international high school students. Thus, this study provides insights pertaining to international high school students.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1262-1271
Number of pages10
JournalHumanities and Social Sciences Reviews
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2019

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Keywords

  • Academic performance
  • Future goals
  • Peer support
  • Self-efficacy
  • Teacher support
  • Transformational leadership

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  • Social Sciences(all)

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Factors affecting Malaysian international high school students’ performance : The moderating effect of transformational leadership. / Alnawasreh, Reem Ismeil; Nor, Mohamed Yusoff Mohd; Suliman, Ashairi.

In: Humanities and Social Sciences Reviews, Vol. 7, No. 5, 03.09.2019, p. 1262-1271.

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