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Correlational findings

Study OECD (2017): study MO 2015

Public:
15-16 aged, secundary school students, Macao, 2017
Survey name:
INT PISA 2015
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4476
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Students' motivation to achieve (2)
Our Classification
Remarks
Index
Operationalization
Selfreport on 5 statements:
a: I want top grades in most or all of my courses
b: I want to be able to select from the best opportunities available when I graduate
c: I want to be the best, whatever I do
d: I see myself as an ambitious person
e: I want to be one of the best students in my class

Each rated:
4 agree completely
3 agree
2 disagree
1 strongly disagre

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e DM = + ns none AVERAGE happiness by motivation quarter
4 most motivated   M = 6,61
3                  M = 6,68
2                  M = 6,60
1 least motivated  M = 6,49

4-1 difference        +0,12

Difference unaffected by student's socio-economic status