A STUDY OF SOCIAL - EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AND ITS IMPACT ON THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
The study determined the social-emotional competence (SEC) of secondary school students its impact on their academic achievement. Total sample was comprised on 382 students including male students and female students from three districts of Province of Punjab, Pakistan. Two research instruments were used namely, students’ final result and Scale for determining SEC among students. Data was analyzed by using correlation coefficient, mean, percentage, standard deviation and z-test. Results indicated positive relationship between SEC and students’ achievement. Correlation of factors (self-consciousness, social-consciousness, self-regulation, relationship building and decisiveness) of SEC and achievement was also found to be positively correlated. It was concluded that SEC positively affect achievement of the students.
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