International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 7, Part N (2016)
A study of social competences and self-esteem among school going adolescent
The aim of the current investigation to study the correlation between social connectedness, social competencies and self-esteem among school going children. It is important to say that self-esteem is a concept which involves how well you believe you will handle future actions, performance or abilities. From an ecological point of view, adolescents school outcome are affected by the neighborhoods in which they live, there family life, the schools they attend and the resources that are available to them personally and through the school. For this study, Social connectedness scale (Lee & Robbins). Social competencies. Scale (Oman, Vesley, McLeroy et al.) and Self Esteem scale (Rosenberg) to be administered to the sample of 100 students in the age range of 17-20 years. The sample is to be taken from different schools of Darbhanga district of north Bihar. An inter-correlation matrix was calculated to see the relationship among the variables. The result has shown positive and significant correlation of social connectedness and self-esteem whereas positive but insignificant correlation of social connectedness with social competencies.
How to cite this article:
Mamta Srivastava. A study of social competences and self-esteem among school going adolescent. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(7):991-992.