A study of the factors that can promote and improve learning among students in Mauritius
Education is facing numerous and complex problems in this constantly evolving world. This research study sought feedback from principals and teachers to discover the most important factors that can promote and improve learning in this new era. The study conducted was a mixed method, online survey involving 8 principals and 29 teachers from public high schools in Mauritius. The survey was designed to collect quantitative and qualitative data from the perspectives, views and experiences of principals and teachers. The findings revealed the most important factors to promote and improve learning as: (a) teacher effectiveness, (b) teacher leadership, (c) personalized learning, (d) motivation, and (e) instructional and transformational leadership. These results aligned with the literature review and confirmed the contribution the findings can make to the Mauritian education system. Based on these findings, suggestions for future research is also included.