Correlational finding on Happiness and Feedback by teachers
Subject code: S01ad06b

StudyOECD (2017): study PE 2015
TitlePISA 2015 Results. Students' Well-Being. Volume III.
SourceOECD Publishing, 2017, Paris, France
URLhttp://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/education/pisa-2015-results-volume-iii_9789264273856-en
Public15-16 aged, secundary school students, Peru, 2017
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Non-Response
Respondents N =6971

Correlate
Author's labelPerceived feedback by teachers (1)
Page in Source 251 + Table III.3.11,p.290
Our classificationFeedback by teachers, code S01ad06b
Operationalization
Student report of practice in science lessons
a: the teacher tells me how I am performing inn this 
course
b: the teacher gives me feedback on my strenghts on 
this subject
c" the te\cher tells me in which areas I can still 
improve
d: the teacher tells me how I can improve my 
performance
e: the teacher advises me on how to reach my learning 
goals

Each statement rated:
4 in every lesson or almost every lessons
3 in many lessons
2 in some lessons
1 nerver or almost never

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-eDM=+ ns
Average happiness           Average perceived
in school                   feedback by    
                            teachers   
    
50% above national average:   +0,50
50% below national average:   +0,27
               -difference:   +0,23


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-eSelfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. The top of the ladder '10' represents the best possible life for you and the bottom '0' is the worst possible life for you. In general , where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment? Tick the box next to the number that best describes where you stand
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
DMDIFFERENCE of MEANS
Type: descriptive statistic only.
Measurement level: Correlate: dichotomous, Happiness: metric
Range: depending on the happiness rating scale of the author; range symmetric about zero.

Meaning: the difference of the mean happiness, as measured on the author's rating scale, between the two correlate levels.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl