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MOTHERS WORKING STATUS AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Manju Gera,Ms. Bandana Kumari

Journal Title:SCHOLARLY RECSEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
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SRJIS/BIMONTHLY/ DR. MANJU GERA ( 21 54 - 21 60 ) SEPT - OCTOBER, 2014. VOL - II/XIV www.srjis.com Page 2154 MOTHERS WORKING STATUS AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS Manju Gera (USOL), Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Panjab University Chandigarh. Ms. Bandana Kumari, (Research Scholar), Panjab University Chandigarh . The study was designed to compare the impact of working status of mothers on academic achievement of Secondary School Students (12 - 16) A sample of 100 secondary school students were drawn from three schools of Hoshiarpur namely Gyan Niketan Public School, Chaudhary Balbir Singh Public School, Play way Public School Selected children were studying in 8 th class. All children were divided into four groups, boys of working mothers, girls of working mothers, boys of non - working mothers and girls of non - working mothers. Each group com prises of 25 children. Using self - structured questionnaire assessed the phenomenon of academic achievement among Secondary School Students. Results revealed that there was a significant difference in academic achievement of children of working and non - work ing mothers. Significant difference in academic achievement of boys and girls of working mothers was also found. There were significant differences in academic achievement of boys and girls of non - working mothers. Academic achievements of boys of working a nd non - working mothers also showed same trends. Likeness to mother was highest in girls group of working mothers. Democratic parenting has been found practiced highest in girls group of working mothers.

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