The relationship between the quality of school life perceptions of the secondary school students and their lifelong learning tendencies
The aim of this study is to examine the perceptions of the quality of school life and lifelong learning tendencies of secondary school students in terms of gender, grade level and school type variables. The population of the research is the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth graders studying at secondary schools in Hendek district of Sakarya province in 2017-2018 academic year. In this context, the sample of the study consists of a total of 640 students, 287 boys and 353 girls studying at 9 different schools in the same district. 35-item Quality of School Life Scale developed by Sarı (2007) was used to measure the quality of school life of the participants, and 17-item Lifelong Learning Tendencies Scale developed by Gür-Erdoğan and Arsal (2016) was used to measure the lifelong learning levels in the study which was conducted in the relational screening model. The research found a moderate positive and significant relationship between the quality of school life and lifelong learning.