The Hierarchical Effects of Individual and Organizational Variables on Elementary School Teachers’ Lifelong Learning Competence

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Young-Sun Shin JuSung Jun


The purpose of this study was to analyze the hierarchical effects of individual and organizational variables on elementary school teachers’ lifelong learning competence. The participants in this study comprised 1,077 teachers in service in 70 public elementary schools in Seoul, Korea. There are three major findings. First, gender, lifelong learning experience, learning agility, learning motivation, and positive psychological capital among the individual variables had meaningful positive effects on lifelong learning competence. Second, knowledge sharing among the organizational variables had meaningful influence on lifelong learning competence. Finally, interactions between gender and knowledge sharing and between learning motivation and learning organization culture had statistically meaningful effects.


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SHIN, Young-Sun; JUN, JuSung. The Hierarchical Effects of Individual and Organizational Variables on Elementary School Teachers’ Lifelong Learning Competence. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 2, p. 205-212, dec. 2019. ISSN 1307-9298. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 01 june 2020.


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