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Feb 15, 2019
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Data file: educator_feb_clean
UNIQUE school identifier
1_3_0 Grades taught: Gr. R
1_3_1 Grades taught: Gr.1 to 3
1_3_2 Grades taught: Gr. 4 - 6
1_3_3 Grades taught: Gr 7
1_4 Are you a teacher in this school?
1_5 Are you a SMT member in this school?
1_6_1 a. Teaches home language?
1_6_2 b. Teaches English?
1_7_0 Heard about current teaching post in Government gazette
1_7_1 Heard about current teaching post in Local Newspaper
1_7_2 Heard about current teaching post: Principal informed me
1_7_3 Heard about current teaching post: Teacher told me
1_7_4 Heard about your current teaching post: SGB member told me
1_7_5 Heard about your current teaching post: Other
2_1 Educator is currently responsible for leading any school task/project?
2_2 Ever involved in a process of setting vision/mission of this school?
2_3 Has SMT in this school defined clear targets for school performance?
2_4_0 End of year exam results used most by SMT to track school performance
2_4_1 Quarterly assessments/tests used most by SMT to track school performance
2_4_2 Learners' ability to read used most by SMT to track school performance
2_4_3 Repetition and dropout used most by SMT to track school performance
2_4_4 Teacher absenteeism used most by SMT to track school performance
2_4_5 Learner absenteeism used most by SMT to track school performance
2_4_6 Measures of student behaviour used most by SMT to track school performance
2_4_7 Factors used most by the SMT to track school performance: Other
2_5_1 a. Principal leads staff to work to a clear common purpose.
2_5_2 b. Principal makes me feel I play an important role in this school.
2_5_3 c. I know exactly what is expected of me from SMT.
2_6 Would you be happy to enroll your own child in this school?
2_7 % of learners in this school you think will go on to university?
3_1 Factor most to blame for why some learners cannot read well and with underst
3_2 Enough LTSM resources to teach your class?
3_3 Quality of the LTSM resources you have to teach your class?
3_4 How often alter what you planned to teach to match ability level of learners
3_5 How often do you separate learners in your class into ability groups?
3_6 How often easier work given to learners who cannot keep up with others?
3_7 Approximately, how many books are there in your home?
4_1 % of learners in your classes absent on an average day?
4_2 Generally, how many free periods do teachers in this school get per day?
4_3 How many free periods do you get per day?
4_4 How many days in the past month have you been absent from school?
5_1 Written plan/ schedule /tool to know how much of the curriculum you have tau
5_2 How often does HOD check to see how much of the curriculum you have taught?
5_3 How often do SMT encourage you to adopt new teaching practices in classroom?
5_4 How often principal observes you teaching in class?
5_5 How often HOD comes to your class to observe you teaching
5_6 Type of feedback received when SMT member last observed you teaching a lesso
5_7 Likelihood of disciplinary action if teachers don't do their job properly in
5_8 When last noticed other teachers in this school failing to do their job prop
5_9 When last you reported misconduct/ poor performance of another teacher to SM
5_10 When last you received recognition or praise from SMT for good work?
6_1 How much does the principal listen to teachers' ideas /opinions about curric
6_2 How much has school management guided you to improve as a teacher?
6_3 How often principal consults teachers on decisions/developments that affect
6_4 How often is there conflict between teachers and school management?
6_5 How often does management take action to address teachers not doing job prop
6_6 How good is school management at resolving conflicts with staff when they ar
7_1 Last year, how often met one-on-one with principal to talk about your class
7_2 Frequency of staff meetings where the principal reviews/discusses overall pe
7_3_1 a. Staff meetings in last 6 months: staff failures in meeting goals for im
7_3_2 b. Staff meetings in last 6 months: staff successes in meeting goals for i
7_3_3 c. Staff meetings in last 6 months: assigned key tasks or projects to spe
7_4 Discussed in staff meetings: new teaching strategies to support learners who
7_5 When last met with parent of a learner in your class to discuss child's acad
8_1 How good are unions for the quality of education at this school?
8_2 Principal's relationship with unions?
8_3 How often does principal consult unions on school decisions/ developments th
8_4 How do unions affect your work in this school?
8_5 Days in this term teachers been taken out from class for union-related event
9_1_1 Teachers at this school keep parents informed about children's progress.
9_1_2 Parents in this school are interested in children's academic progress.
9_2 Teachers communication with the parents of frequently absent learners?
10_1 How much do you like teaching in this school?
10_2 How much do you like teaching your subject?
10_3 How much do you like the learners you teach?
10_4 When you wake up on a Monday morning, how do you feel about going to work?
10_5 How happy are you with this school's SMT?
10_6 How safe do you feel in this school?
10_7 How stressed do you feel in this school?
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