OVERCOMING RISKS THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL RESILIENCE AMONG HIGHER SECONDARY STUDENTS

Keywords:

Psychological Resilience, Personal factors, Higher Secondary Student, Spirituality

Abstract

Excessive dropout rates, students’ absenteeism, emergence of gangsters’ culture, bullying, e-bullying, suicides, increasing number of harassments and drug abuse are common in educational institutions. There is a need to focus on development of psychological resilience along with other competencies among adult students to enable them to cope with all these problems. Educational institutions and family can contribute to develop confidence, competence, primary and secondary control among students. Parents, community, parents, commitment immediate family members and teachers can play a leading role. Even at junior level symptoms of anxiety and depression can be noted among students. This paper focus to study the perceptions of teachers and parents regarding
development of psychological resilience among higher secondary and college level schools students. This study aims to study the perceptions of students and teachers about psychological resilience and how psychological resilience help out students to cope with difficult situations. Vast majority higher secondary students perceived that family, peers and friends can contribute to develop psychological resilience among students and can facilitate them to cope with unseen situations, financial problems, career related problems and other difficult circumstances. Parents, teachers and students need to educate about development of resilience. There is a need to include content about psychological resilience in the pre-service and in-service teacher training programmes to ensure a better and supportive psychological environment to the students.

Published

2022-07-04

How to Cite

OVERCOMING RISKS THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL RESILIENCE AMONG HIGHER SECONDARY STUDENTS. (2022). Pakistan Journal of Society, Education and Language (PJSEL), 8(2), 444-450. Retrieved from https://pjsel.jehanf.com/index.php/journal/article/view/855