Joa H. Jao, Viola P. Buenaventura


The main goal of this study is to determine the mediating effect of contextual characteristics on the relationship between work conditions and the performance of TLE teachers in Davao del Sur, Philippines. To determine the mediating effect of contextual characteristics, correlation design employing mediating analysis was employed in this study. Adopted survey questionnaires were given to a sample of N=167 teachers from public secondary schools in the Division of Davao del Sur. The questionnaires were validated by experts contextualizing to the local setting. Regression and Path Analysis were used to determine the mediating effect of contextual characteristics on the relationship between work conditions and the performance of TLE teachers. The findings revealed that the level of work conditions is very high, the level of performance of TLE teachers is high and there was a significant relationship between work conditions and performance of TLE teachers. This significant effect revealed partial mediation. Hence, TLE teachers’ contextual characteristics partially mediate the relationship between work conditions and the performance of TLE teachers.


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