TALIS 2018 Principal Questionnaire
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Codebook

Number Name Label
1 IDSCHOOL Scrambled School ID_SCR
2 IDCNTRY Country ID - Numeric Code
3 TC3G03_USA2 Nat/Highest level of formal education completed - P
4 TC3G09H_USAX2 Nat/Barr.Prof.Dev. The prof development offered is of poor quality
5 TC3G09I_USAX2 Nat/Barr.Prof.Dev. Prof development is not readily accessible to me
6 TC3G19I1_USA2 Nat/Represented on school management team Representatives of institutions
7 TC3G19I2_USA2 Nat/Represented on school management team Other
8 TC3G21G1_USA2 Nat/Perc. of time spent on prof.tasks Extra-curricula planning and supervision
9 TC3G21G2_USA2 Nat/Perc. of time spent on prof.tasks Other
10 TC3N48A_USAX2 Nat/Educational goals/Importance/Most important
11 TC3N48B_USAX2 Nat/Educational goals/Importance/Second most important
12 TC3N48C_USAX2 Nat/Educational goals/Importance/Third most important
13 RACEETHP_C Nat/Principal/Derived race/ethnicity - Collapsed
14 PUBPRIV Nat/Public/Private School
Name

IDSCHOOL

Label
Scrambled School ID_SCR
Number
1
Type
Numeric
Width
4
Decimals
0
Location
1-4
Code Frequency Percent Description
3001-3176 166 100.0 School ID
Name

IDCNTRY

Label
Country ID - Numeric Code
Number
2
Type
Numeric
Width
3
Decimals
0
Location
5-7
Code Frequency Percent Description
840 166 100.0 United States
Name

TC3G03_USA2

Label
Nat/Highest level of formal education completed - P
Number
3
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
8
Question
Q5. What is the highest level of formal education you have completed?

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 0 0.00 I did not complete high school
2 0 0.00 High school
3 0 0.00 Associate's degree (2-year college program)
4 2 1.20 Bachelor's degree (4-year college program)
5 139 83.73 Master's degree or professional degree (MD, DDS, lawyer, minister)
6 23 13.86 Doctorate (Ph.D., or Ed.D.)
7 0 0.00 Not reached
8 2 1.20 Not administered
9 0 0.00 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3G09H_USAX2

Label
Nat/Barr.Prof.Dev. The prof development offered is of poor quality
Number
4
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
9
Question
Q11.h. How strongly do you agree or disagree that the following present barriers to your participation in professional development? The professional development offered is of poor quality.

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 37 22.29 Strongly disagree
2 94 56.63 Disagree
3 28 16.87 Agree
4 0 0.00 Strongly agree
7 4 2.41 Not reached
8 2 1.20 Not administered
9 1 0.60 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3G09I_USAX2

Label
Nat/Barr.Prof.Dev. Prof development is not readily accessible to me
Number
5
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
10
Question
Q11.i. How strongly do you agree or disagree that the following present barriers to your participation in professional development? Professional development is not readily accessible to me.

Missing Data Code(s)
7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 54 32.53 Strongly disagree
2 78 46.99 Disagree
3 26 15.66 Agree
4 1 0.60 Strongly agree
7 4 2.41 Not reached
8 2 1.20 Not administered
9 1 0.60 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3G19I1_USA2

Label
Nat/Represented on school management team Representatives of institutions
Number
6
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
11
Question
Q21.i. Are the following currently represented on the school management team? Representatives of businesses, religious institutions, or other private institutions

Missing Data Code(s)
6, 7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 36 21.69 Yes
2 87 52.41 No
3 19 11.45 Not applicable
6 14 8.43 Logically not applicable
7 4 2.41 Not reached
8 2 1.20 Not administered
9 4 2.41 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3G19I2_USA2

Label
Nat/Represented on school management team Other
Number
7
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
12
Question
Q21.j. Are the following currently represented on the school management team? Other

Missing Data Code(s)
6, 7, 8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 22 13.25 Yes
2 58 34.94 No
3 53 31.93 Not applicable
6 14 8.43 Logically not applicable
7 4 2.41 Not reached
8 2 1.20 Not administered
9 13 7.83 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3G21G1_USA2

Label
Nat/Perc. of time spent on prof.tasks Extra-curricula planning and supervision
Number
8
Type
Numeric
Width
3
Decimals
0
Location
13-15
Question
Q23.g. On average throughout the school year, what percentage of time in your role as a principal do you spend on the following tasks in this school? Extra-curricular planning and supervision

Missing Data Code(s)
997, 998, 999

Valid
154
Minimum
0.00
Maximum
25.00
Mean
7.08
Standard Deviation
5.07

Code Frequency Percent Description
0-25 154 92.77 Actual value
997 5 3.01 Not reached
998 2 1.20 Not administered
999 5 3.01 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3G21G2_USA2

Label
Nat/Perc. of time spent on prof.tasks Other
Number
9
Type
Numeric
Width
3
Decimals
0
Location
16-18
Question
Q23.h. On average throughout the school year, what percentage of time in your role as a principal do you spend on the following tasks in this school? Other

Missing Data Code(s)
997, 998, 999

Valid
154
Minimum
0.00
Maximum
20.00
Mean
1.19
Standard Deviation
3.18

Code Frequency Percent Description
0-20 154 92.77 Actual value
997 5 3.01 Not reached
998 2 1.20 Not administered
999 5 3.01 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3N48A_USAX2

Label
Nat/Educational goals/Importance/Most important
Number
10
Type
Numeric
Width
2
Decimals
0
Location
19-20
Question
Q48.a. We are interested in the importance you place on various educational goals. From the following ten goals, which do you consider the most important?

Missing Data Code(s)
97, 98, 99
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 33 19.88 Building basic literacy skills (reading, math, writing, speaking)
2 59 35.54 Encouraging academic excellence
3 11 6.63 Preparing students for postsecondary education
4 0 0.00 Promoting occupational or vocational skills
5 15 9.04 Promoting good work habits and self-discipline
6 19 11.45 Promoting personal growth (self-esteem, self-knowledge, etc.)
7 8 4.82 Promoting human relations skills
8 7 4.22 Promoting specific moral values
9 0 0.00 Promoting multicultural awareness or understanding
10 5 3.01 Fostering religious or spiritual development
97 7 4.22 Not reached
98 2 1.20 Not administered
99 0 0.00 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3N48B_USAX2

Label
Nat/Educational goals/Importance/Second most important
Number
11
Type
Numeric
Width
2
Decimals
0
Location
21-22
Question
Q48.b. We are interested in the importance you place on various educational goals. From the following ten goals, which do you consider the second most important?

Missing Data Code(s)
97, 98, 99
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 24 14.46 Building basic literacy skills (reading, math, writing, speaking)
2 20 12.05 Encouraging academic excellence
3 27 16.27 Preparing students for postsecondary education
4 3 1.81 Promoting occupational or vocational skills
5 34 20.48 Promoting good work habits and self-discipline
6 23 13.86 Promoting personal growth (self-esteem, self-knowledge, etc.)
7 19 11.45 Promoting human relations skills
8 3 1.81 Promoting specific moral values
9 0 0.00 Promoting multicultural awareness or understanding
10 2 1.20 Fostering religious or spiritual development
97 7 4.22 Not reached
98 2 1.20 Not administered
99 2 1.20 Omitted or invalid
Name

TC3N48C_USAX2

Label
Nat/Educational goals/Importance/Third most important
Number
12
Type
Numeric
Width
2
Decimals
0
Location
23-24
Question
Q48.c. We are interested in the importance you place on various educational goals. From the following ten goals, which do you consider the third most important?

Missing Data Code(s)
97, 98, 99
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 8 4.82 Building basic literacy skills (reading, math, writing, speaking)
2 20 12.05 Encouraging academic excellence
3 24 14.46 Preparing students for postsecondary education
4 10 6.02 Promoting occupational or vocational skills
5 31 18.67 Promoting good work habits and self-discipline
6 23 13.86 Promoting personal growth (self-esteem, self-knowledge, etc.)
7 31 18.67 Promoting human relations skills
8 6 3.61 Promoting specific moral values
9 0 0.00 Promoting multicultural awareness or understanding
10 2 1.20 Fostering religious or spiritual development
97 7 4.22 Not reached
98 2 1.20 Not administered
99 2 1.20 Omitted or invalid
Name

RACEETHP_C

Label
Nat/Principal/Derived race/ethnicity - Collapsed
Number
13
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
25
Question
Q3./Q4. Derived race/ethnicity (collapsed)

Missing Data Code(s)
8, 9
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 125 75.30 White, not Hispanic
2 39 23.49 Other race
8 2 1.20 Not administered
9 0 0.00 Omitted or invalid
Name

PUBPRIV

Label
Nat/Public/Private School
Number
14
Type
Numeric
Width
1
Decimals
0
Location
26
Code Frequency Percent Description
1 151 90.96 Public school
2 15 9.04 Private school