IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOL CLIMATE AND STUDENTS OUTCOME
Keywords:School Climate, Student Achievements, Caring Relationship
School climate has been reported to have a direct relationship with students’ academic performance and teachers’ productivity. Then, what are those factors that constitute the healthy climate? Won’t it be better for education stakeholders to harness the good potentials of the healthy climate to ensure better academic achievement and productivity? The fact worthy of note is that school climate constitutes humans and materials. The interactions between and amongst the human and material entities determine the school climate. Well informed parents consider the school’s climate before enrolling their wards.
Academic achievement generally refers to a child’s performance in academic areas (e.g. reading, writing language arts, and math). The definition of academic achievement refers to the level of schooling you have successfully completed and the ability to attain success in your studies.
Academic achievement is commonly measured by examinations or continuous assessment but there is no general agreement on how it is best tested or which aspects are most important — procedural knowledge such as skills or declarative knowledge such as facts.
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