The Role of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in Education: Teacher-Student Perceptions.

  title={The Role of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in Education: Teacher-Student Perceptions.},
  author={J. Chandrasegaran and P. Padmakumari},
  journal={Journal of Educational Psychology},
A positive teacher-student relationship has for long been considered, a developmental asset for children from kindergarten to high school (Birch & Ladd, 1997). Such a relationship is usually characterised by less conflict and increased understanding between both. Students who enjoy a supportive relationship with their teachers, achieve at higher levels and are better accepted by classmates (Ladd et al., 1999). The purpose of the present study was to understand the role of self-fulfilling… 
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