A Comparative Analysis Of Aggression Among Secondary School Learners With Respect To Gender And Place Of Living

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Mohd Aamier Malik , Dr. Punita Govil


Education is essential to the development of human society. It promotes the development of a balanced and valuable personality. In addition to focusing on the individual's aggression, it also addresses the other dimensions of their behaviour.The term "aggressive behaviour" refers to any verbal, nonverbal, or physical behaviour that harms another person in some way, either directly or indirectly, while simultaneously benefitting the perpetrator of the aggressive behaviour.One of the most common problems faced by secondary school learners is behaviour that might be characterised as aggressive.This article attempts to determine the level of aggression among secondary school learners based on their gender and place of living. The data was drawn from a sample of 457 secondary school learners from Rajouri and Poonch districts of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India. A self-standardized scale of aggression was used during the data collection process.SPSS V.25 was used to analyse the acquired data, which included mean, standard deviation, and t-test. The results of the present study reveal that male secondary school students show more aggression as compared to their female counterparts. As far as place of living is concerned, the results of the present study depicts that learners from rural background are more aggressive than learners from the urban background. The aggressive behaviour of learners in schools must be addressed with the utmost urgency by organising counselling services for them at the school level to help them relax and refrain from engaging in aggressive behaviour.

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