The Relationship Between Teachers’ Attitude and Students’ Academic Achievement at Secondary Level
This descriptive-correlation research study aimed at determining relationship between teachers’ attitude and students’ academic achievement at secondary level using quantitative research approach. The population of the study comprised 436 public secondary boys’ school teachers. 210 teachers were purposively selected for the study as sample. Teachers’ Attitude Index (TAI), developed by Schulte et.al. (2005) was used as research instrument for the study. Students’ achievement scores were obtained from the class IX annual examination 2017 results of the Boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education Peshawar. Descriptive statistics like Frequency, Percentage, Mean, Standard Deviation, and Rank Order correlation were calculated. One sample t-test, Pearson product movement coefficient of correlation and regression were used for testing of hypotheses and for determining the relationship. The data was analysed using Microsoft Excel 2013 professional and IBM SPSS statistics 21.0 for windows. The study confirmed that Teachers’ Attitude is significantly correlated with Students’ Achievement.