International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Collective Teacher Efficacy Beliefs: a Critical Review of the Literature
Maély F.Holanda Ramos, Simone S. Costa e Silva, Fernando A. Ramos Pontes, Ana Patrícia O. Fernandez, Karla C. Furtado Nina.

Collective teacher efficacy is the perception that a group of educators have about the capacity of influencing the academic performance of the students. This article has as objective the systematically review of researches about collective teacher efficacy, analyzing their main results and suggestions for future studies.For such aim, researches for articles published between 2000 and 2013 were performed in the database of CAPES journals. The results indicate that the collective teacher efficacy is directly related to the academic performance of the students, however, other contextual variables may also influence the collective beliefs, such as socio-economic disadvantages.

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