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Relationship between Teachers’ Leadership and Classroom Climate in Chinese and Japanese Elementary School

Mingwen Jin(Center for Baby Science, Doshisha University)


The purpose of this study is to clarify the relationship between classroom climate and teachers' leadership through a comparison of Japanese and Chinese elementary school teachers. From this, exploring measures to improve the classroom climate. By creating a positive classroom climate, aiming to create a class that is free from bullying, school refusal, and school violence. 184 elementary school teachers in China and Japan were randomly selected as study participants to investigate the relationship between teachers’ leadership and classroom climate. As the data analysis results, fostering Maintenance Behavior of teachers’ leadership is effective in creating a positive classroom climate. and the results showed that Large Performance Behavior and Large Maintenance Behavior of teachers’ leadership PM-type leads to an improvement in the classroom climate.


Classroom Climate; Teachers’ leadership; Elementary School Education; Class Management

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