Promoting learning environment and attitude towards change among secondary school principals in pahang Malaysia: Teachers' perceptions

Jainabee Md Kassim, Jamelaa Bibi Abdullah

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    Abstract

    The aim of this study is to investigate the learning environment in schools that influence teaching and learning. Schools with positive learning environment can enhance academic excellence. Findings from literature have proven that principals have responsibilities to promote learning environment in schools. This study tries to explore the practice of instructional leaders in promoting the learning environment, based on six dimensions, which include protecting instructional time, maintaining high visibility, providing incentives for teachers, promoting professional development, providing incentives for learning and having high expectations. This study also focuses on the relationship between promoting learning environment and attitude towards change based on the cognitive, affective and behavioural aspects. Questionnaires were distributed to 161 secondary schools teachers in Pahang, Malaysia. Data was analyzed using SPSS version 11.0 in the form of mean, standard deviation and correlation. Findings of the study indicate that principals promote positive learning environment in schools and majority of them are positive about implementing changes in schools. These findings imply that principals possess positive attitude towards change, thus will promote positive learning environment in schools.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Pages45-49
    Number of pages5
    Volume28
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventWorld Conference on Educational Technology Researches, WCETR-2011 - Nicosia/Kyrenia, Cyprus
    Duration: 5 Jul 20119 Jul 2011

    Other

    OtherWorld Conference on Educational Technology Researches, WCETR-2011
    CountryCyprus
    CityNicosia/Kyrenia
    Period5/7/119/7/11

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    Malaysia
    principal
    secondary school
    learning environment
    Learning
    teacher
    school
    incentive
    Motivation
    secondary school teacher
    SPSS
    learning
    leader
    Teaching
    responsibility
    questionnaire

    Keywords

    • Attitude towards change
    • Principal
    • Promoting learning environment
    • Teachers

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences(all)
    • Psychology(all)

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    Promoting learning environment and attitude towards change among secondary school principals in pahang Malaysia : Teachers' perceptions. / Kassim, Jainabee Md; Abdullah, Jamelaa Bibi.

    Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 28 2011. p. 45-49.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Kassim, JM & Abdullah, JB 2011, Promoting learning environment and attitude towards change among secondary school principals in pahang Malaysia: Teachers' perceptions. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 28, pp. 45-49, World Conference on Educational Technology Researches, WCETR-2011, Nicosia/Kyrenia, Cyprus, 5/7/11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.11.009
    Kassim, Jainabee Md ; Abdullah, Jamelaa Bibi. / Promoting learning environment and attitude towards change among secondary school principals in pahang Malaysia : Teachers' perceptions. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 28 2011. pp. 45-49
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