Correlational findings

Study OECD (2017): study BG 2015

15-16 aged, secundary school students, Bulgaria, 2017
Survey name
N = 5928
Non Response
Questionnaire: Conputer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)


Authors's Label
Enquiry based teaching
Our Classification
Student report on teaching practices in science lessons
a: students are given opportunity to express their ideas
b: students spend time in the laboratory doing practical experiments
c: students are required to argue about science questions
d: students are asked to draw conclusions from an experiment they have conducted
e: the teacher explains how a science idea can be applied to a number of different phenomena
f: students are allowed to design their own experiments
g: there is a class debate about investigations
h: the teacher clearly explains the relevance of science concepts in our lives
i: students are asked to do an investigation to test ideas

Each question rated:
4 in all lessons
3 in most lessons
2 in some lessons
1 never or hardly ever

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-b DM = + ns Average happiness            Average enquiry
of schools                   based teaching

50% above national average:    +0,28
50% below national average:    +0,04
               -difference:    +0,24