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Front. Psychol. | doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02506

Prediction of the satisfaction with the student life, based on teaching competence and satisfaction with the school.

 Raul Baños1,  Antonio Baena-Extremera2* and Maria del Mar Ortiz-Camacho2
  • 1Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Ensenada, Mexico
  • 2University of Granada, Spain

The aim of this article was to assess how students evaluate the professional personality competence of Physical Education Teachers in high school and its relation to student satisfaction and student satisfaction with life itself. In line with these aims, this study was completed as a cross-sectional study, which was carried out in a total 890 PE. Of the research group, 50.3% were female and 49.7% were male. Age average was 15.49 years old for females (SD 1.79) and 15.00 years old for males (SD 2.00). We used a questionnaire featuring a Physical Education Teacher Competence, Intrinsic Satisfaction Classroom Scale and Satisfaction with Life Scale. The results are presented as descriptive statistics, correlations and structural equation modelling analysis showing that students’ perceived competence, predicted self-determined satisfaction, which in turn corresponded to life satisfaction.

Keywords: life satisfaction, student, Physical Education, classroom satisfaction, teacher competence

Received: 04 Sep 2019; Accepted: 23 Oct 2019.

Copyright: © 2019 Baños, Baena-Extremera and Ortiz-Camacho. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

* Correspondence: Dr. Antonio Baena-Extremera, University of Granada, Granada, 18071, Spain, abaenaextrem@ugr.es