The Correlation between Teachers’ Education Background and the Primary School Students’

Tita Ratna, Wulandari and Hastari, Mayrita The Correlation between Teachers’ Education Background and the Primary School Students’. Preceeding “The Asian Conference on Education 2014”. ISSN 2186-569

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This study was to find out whether or not the English teachers’ educational background could influence the students’ English achievement at public primary schools in South Sumatera, Indonesia. There were 5028 primary schools (4235 public primary schools and 775 private primary schools) registered in South Sumatera. Purposive sampling technique was applied to this study. Therefore, there were only two cities and three districts becoming samples. Twenty five schools, twenty five teachers, and one hundred twenty five students were taken for data collection. To collect the data, documentation technique was applied. Teachers were asked to submit their recent certificates and schools were asked to provide their students’ scores of English. Lastly, Pearson Product Moment was conducted to find out the correlation level of the two variables and their significant influence. It was found that the r-obtained (0,362) with the significant level of 0,05/two-tailed test. The r-obtained < r-table, this showed that there was no significant influence between the English teachers’ educational background and the students’ English achievement. It was categorized as low level of correlation. Further, it was found that there was only 13,10% influence of the dependent variable to the independent variable. Keywords: Educational Background, Students’ Scores, and Pearson Product Moment

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs Hastari Mayrita
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2016 00:42
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2016 00:42

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