Career Maturity Of Higher Secondary Students In Relation To TheirSchool Climate
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Individuals have the right to education which is the fundamental right of every human being. It is very important for a person’s social, intellectual, moral, and aesthetic growth. Today’s modern world is highly complex and fast-changing. For quality and innovative education, we need to adopt the use of new technology in the education system. Most students have no clear goals or aspirations, so teachers must create awareness about different fields in our country to choose their goals. Few students continue their school and higher education with clear goals of what they want to be when they grow up. Nowadays, after completing higher secondary school, the majority of female students and some male students are unsure of their future professional path, particularly in rural areas. So, the need is felt to do this study, because school climate plays an important role in their career maturity. In this research study, we were discussing the Career Maturity of Higher Secondary Students in relation to their School Climate. In the present study, the normative survey method will be adopted. Random sampling technique to be adopted for this study. The sample consists of 285 higher secondary students from various government, government-aided, and private higher secondary schools in Nagapattinam and Tiruvarur districts in Tamil Nadu. The data collected in the present study were analysed using a measure of central tendency, t-test, and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). According to the study findings, there is no significant difference in the Career Maturity of Higher Secondary Students in relation to their School Climate with respect to their gender, there is a significant difference between urban and rural higher secondary students in their Career Maturity and School Climate, and there is no significant difference in the Career Maturity of Higher Secondary Students in relation to their School Climate with respect to their Parental Education. Career Maturity and School Climate are interrelated to each other. An excellent School Climate gives proper guidelines for the students to make proper career decisions, so the School Climate of our nation is very important for the quality education system.