Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Student Teacher Evaluation Questionnaire (STEQ) for Teacher


  • Live Angga University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, North Cotabato, Philippines




Teachers’ evaluation tool, questionnaire, factor analysis, Soccsksargen Region, STEQ


Philippines currently facing a learning crisis in the K to 12 evaluations. With explora-tory and confirmatory factor analysis, this study developed a teacher evaluation questionnaire for effective teaching mathematics. Participants are coming from math teachers (N1 = 65), students (N2 = 76), principals and math supervisors (N3 = 61). Exploratory factor Analysis identified 15 factors. Multiple factor characteristics and literature provides support for 61 items on 15 factors. Confirmatory factor analy-sis, using the second sample (N=202), examined the 15-factor model identified from the exploratory factor analysis. Fit indices were used to evaluate the model fit, and these indices were able to identify the seven most fit factors. The Cronbach alpha coefficient is (0.903) excellent from the third sample (N=71). These analyses provide support for the seven-factor structure of the final 17-items STEQ, which will serve as a valuable classroom teacher evaluation tool for both supervisors and researchers to assess teachers teaching effectiveness in the Southern part of Mindanao. It is rec-ommended to utilize the STEQ to determine effective teachers in teaching mathe-matics to elevate the numeracy performance of the country.


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L. Angga, “Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Student Teacher Evaluation Questionnaire (STEQ) for Teacher”, J. Appl. Sci. Educ., vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1–12, Apr. 2024.




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