Identification Of Social Skills Level Of Secondary School Students In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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Dr. Naseer-Ahmad , Dr. Muhammad Rauf , Palwasha Naseer


This study aimed to identify the social skill level of secondary school students in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Many factors affect students’ academic achievement but one of them is students’ social skills. In this study, five social skills.i.e. peer relation, self-management, academic, cooperation and assertive skills were taken. This was a cross-sectional survey type study. All the 2616 public secondary schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were the population. Sixty public secondary schools were selected as sample. Twenty students of grade 9th from each school were selected randomly as sample. For data collection, two 5-point Likert scales, one for students and other for class teachers, were used. The validity of instruments was checked with the help of expert committee while reliability was checked through Cronbach alpha and was determined as 0.945. Data were analyzed on the basis of research question, using mean, standard deviation independent sample t-test and ANOVA. From the findings, it is concluded that the social skills level of secondary school students is low. It is essential for every school to provide social skills training program to students for enhancement of their social skill level.

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