Correlational finding on Happiness and Support by teachers
Subject code: S01ad06e

StudyOECD (2017): study RU 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, Russia, 2017
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Non-Response
Respondents N =6036

Correlate
Author's labelDisciplinary climate
Page in Source 248-51+TableIII.3.11,p.289
Our classificationSupport by teachers, code S01ad06e
Operationalization
Student ratings of 4 teachers behaviors  in school
a: the teachers shows interest in every students'  
learning
b: the teacher gives extra help when students need it
c: the teacher continues teaching until students 
understand the material
d: the teacher gives students opportunity to express 
their opinions

4 every lesson
3 most lessons
2 some lessons
1 never or hardly ever

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-eDM=+ p < .05
Average happines          Average disciplinary 
                          climate
50% Most happy schools:    +0.70
50% Least happy schools:   +0.11 
            -difference:   +0.59


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