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Cubas Barragan (2008): study MX Chiapas 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Cubas Barragan, P.
Title:
Happiness and Education. A Research on Values based Education
Source:
Paper University de las Americas, 2008, Puebla, Mexico

Investigation

Public:
Basic school children, Mexico, 200?
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 471
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
administered in class

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy are you with your life as a whole? Mark the box that best fits with how you feel
0 very sad                          (very sad face)|
1
3                                             (sad face)
4
5 neither happy nor sad (neutral face)
6
7                                           (moderately cheerful face)
8
9
10 very happy                (cheerful face face)
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-fv-11-a
Remarks:
M computed by WDH team from
Traditional schools M=8,24
Value Oriented schools M=8,36
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 0 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.30 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Attendance to JVLV (Values education program) schools Innovative education (vs traditional) in school Satisfaction with domains of (child) life Satisfaction with standard of living
Satisfaction with health
Satisfaction with personal contacts
Satisfaction with local community
Satisfaction with safety
Values index Current living up to values Father-child & Mother-child relationship Relations with parents Grade in elementary school Age difference among young people
Current stage in school-career