# Investigating International School Secondary students’ Attitude towards Mathematics

## DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37134/jpsmm.vol11.2.10.2021## Keywords:

attitude, mathematics performance, International School## Abstract

This study investigates factors that influence international school secondary students’ attitude towards mathematics. A data was collected from 177 respondents studying in one international school in Sungai Buloh ranging between ages 11 - 16 years old by using an online questionnaire. The data were analysed descriptively and using *t*-test, one-way ANOVA, and multiple linear regressions with the help of the SPSS software. The result from the one-way ANOVA shows a significant difference among the range of age groups while there is no significant difference between gender and students’ performance in mathematics based on the *t*-test. There is a positive correlation between the students’ attitude and their performance in mathematics. The most attitude factor that contributes to the students’ performance is self-efficacy. The findings provide a better view for educators, schools, and institutions to develop a better teaching and learning method to improve students’ self-efficacy in the classroom.

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*Jurnal Pendidikan Sains Dan Matematik Malaysia*,

*11*(2), 122–130. https://doi.org/10.37134/jpsmm.vol11.2.10.2021