Lyndon A. Quines, Ian Michael P. Cabaron


The purpose of this study was to determine the mediating effect of affective commitment on the relationship between faculty spirituality and school climate. Utilizing quantitative, non-experimental design via correlational technique, data were obtained from 300 elementary public-school teachers who belong to the 3 districts, Magsaysay, Bansalan and Matan-ao under the Division of Davao Del Sur in the province of Davao Del Sur. The researcher utilized a stratified random sampling technique and an online survey mode of data collection. The researcher also utilized the statistical tools mean, Pearson r and Path Analysis. From the results of the study, it was found that there is a very high level of mean scores for all variables of affective commitment, faculty spirituality and school climate. Also, results revealed that there are significant relationships between faculty spirituality and school climate, between faculty spirituality and affective commitment and between affective commitment and school climate. Further, it was revealed that there was a full mediation effect of affective commitment on the relationship between faculty spirituality and school climate. This implies that faculty spirituality conveys the affective commitment of teachers.


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