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Factors Influencing High School Student Achievement in Nepal


Bidya Raj Subedi
Florida State University
brs2016@garnet.acns.fsu.edu

 

 

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Abstract

This study investigated the effect of resources and class size on student achievement. A sample of 30 high schools and 152 teachers involved in teaching 556 classrooms were selected. Hierarchical linear modelling (HLM) technique was employed for data analysis. A significant effect was found on student classroom achievement due to the availability and use of resources. Class size contributed a negative effect to student's scores. Significant teacher-to-teacher variation in average classroom student achievement was also found. The study also found a significant difference across the teachers in class size slope.

Average classroom student achievement, mean class size effect, mean resource effect, variance component, multilevel research

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 Subedi, B.R. (2003) Factors Influencing High School Student Achievement in Nepal. International Education Journal, 4 (2), 98-107.
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