Predictive Efficiency Of Self Efficacy On Academic Resilience Of Secondary School Students

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Dr. Chitra L. , Dr. Binuraj A.


Self-Efficacy refers to an individual's confidence in their ability to complete a task or achieve a goal. The concept was originally developed by Albert Bandura. Someone with high levels of Self-Efficacy for a given task will be resilient and persistent in the face of setbacks, while someone with low levels of Self-Efficacy for that task may disengage or avoid the situation. Academic Resilience refers to the ability of students or researchers to make the effort to succeed despite adverse circumstances by changing existing behaviours or developing new ones, such as discipline, practice, or planning. The focus of the present study is to assess the Self Efficacy of students and how this psychological variable exert influence on the Academic Resilience of the secondary students. Necessary data were collected from 200 Secondary School Students from two districts of Kerala viz; Pathanamthitta and Kollam .From the findings it has been concluded that Self Efficacy has significant effect in predicting the Academic Resilience of Secondary School Students.

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