Closing the social-class achievement gap: a difference-education intervention improves first-generation students' academic performance and all students' college transition psychological science (sage publications inc), 25(4), 943-953. Transition of students from school environment to university environment could cause a psychological, academic and social shock to them, since this educational system has huge differences: the student will face new methods of. The relationships that teachers build with students form the single strongest access to student goals, socialization, motivation, and academic performance for your school to foster high achievement, every student will need a reliable partner or mentor. Suggested to mediate the negative effects of single-parent family status on children's academic performance in rela- tion to the emotional state of the child.
Fortunately for students, parents, and teachers, psychological scientists have developed and evaluated the effectiveness of a wide range of learning techniques meant to enhance academic performance. 6 chapter two 30 literature review 21 concepts on single parenting and academic performance single-parenthood can be defined as when one out of two people who is responsible for the nurturing and child rearing is not available, and the work meant for two people, is now been carried out by only one person. Academic performance is affected by a number of factors including admission points, social economic status and school background geiser and santelices (2007), acato.
Once they get into the cycle of being bullied because of their poor academic performance, their chances of doing better academically are worse reducing bullying is a collective challenge, she said, and not just a matter of dealing with a few aggressive students. The study investigated the influence of single-parenting on the psychological well-being and academic performance of adolescents in lagos, nigeria the purpose of this study was to evaluate the growing phenomenon of single parenting and its impact on the psychological and academic well-being of adolescents. The dissertation examined house hold structure and students academic performance with a major focus on the comparative analysis of children raised by grandparents and single parentage in lagos state senior secondary schools.
Measure the effects of single-parenthood on the academic performance of students, the questionnaire contained the following items: name of the respondents, name of the school of each respondent, age, sex, religion and the type or kind of family structure. All studies dealing with the relationship between obesity and academic performance were published from 2001 to the present to include the most recent research in this review. Not all first-generation college students are the same, but many experience difficulty within four distinct domains: 1) professional, 2) financial, 3) psychological and 4) academic most of all. Psychological well-being and academic performance of children raised by single fathers this research focused on studies conducted within the last 15 years, and was limited to studies of children living in the united states. Whilst the government, higher education authorities and institutions, academics, academic development practitioners, researchers etc recognize that there is an increasing number and diversity of.
Self-confidence and self-esteem are two closely related psychological phenomena, both based on past experiences and both looking forward at future performance going forward, in an effort to keep confusion to a minimum, we will consider self-confidence and self-esteem to be essentially the same concept. Uwaifo (2008) found significant different between the academic performance of pupils from single parent and these from two parent structure uwaifo (2008) also noted that the school is responsible for the experiences that make up the individuals life during school periods. Measuring of academic performance of students is challenging since student performance is product of socio-economic, psychological and environmental factors for the. Nearly three decades of research evaluating the impact of family structure on the health and well-being of children demonstrates that children living with their married, biological parents consistently have better physical, emotional, and academic well-being.
-truancy and poor academic performance (71 per cent of high school dropouts are fatherless fatherless children have more trouble academically, scoring poorly on tests of reading, mathematics, and. Academic performance of their adolescent children was positively and significant related table 1 relationships between parental authoritativeness and adolescents' academic achievement. Furthermore, one could say the effects of being a child/children with only one parent, or neither parents, can cause psychological/heath problem, decrease cognitive/academic abilities, and lastly cause children to suffer from antisocial behavior.
Although academic performance stems from a complex interaction between intellect and contextual variables, health is a vital moderating factor in a child's ability to learn. Single-sex education is ineffective, misguided and may actually increase gender stereotyping, a paper to be published friday asserts the report, the pseudoscience of single sex schooling. Abstract research indicates that single mothers experience excessive stress and that the stress is a result of the need to provide financially for the family concurrently with caring for the home in ways traditionally handled by both men and women, acquiring new skills, and parenting. An analysis of the effect of relationship status on self-esteem and academic performance nykole mclaughlin abstract self-esteem is a complex construct that has been defined in various ways due to the numerous.