A sense of belonging is a factor that contributes to academic achievement in secondary school students. This section of the essay will attempt to, through research, attempt to find out to what extent a sense of belonging contributes to academic achievement. As stated in the introduction, a sense of belonging can be defined as feeling to be a part of something, for example a group or a school environment. In an educational environment, this means the school, including the classrooms and social circles. Multiple factors can have an effect on the sense of belonging in an educational school environment, such as teacher-student relationships, relationships between classmates, staff support and caring, engagement in academic work, availability and participation in extracurricular activities and just and constructive discipline.
Rogers believed feelings of self-worth developed when interaction with others. Rogers believed that they need to be regarded positively by others (Saul McLeod 2014). They need to feel valued, respected, treated with affection and loved. According to Rogers, Person-centered theory are operates according to three basic principles that reflect the attitude of the therapist to the client which is congruent with the client, provide the client with unconditional positive regard and shows empathetic understanding to the client (Saul McLeod
Harpo Allen Middle School Scenario Reflection 1. Describe some approaches that could be used to establish a culture of high expectations for students and staff performances at Harpo Allen Middle School. • First, as a new principal, you will need to acquire an understanding of and appreciation for the culture of the school, then, use your leadership style (such as being a team leader) in order to gain the trust and respect of the staff and students. • Conduct a school climate survey of faculty, parents, and students to gauge how much of the learning process I taking place and what measures need to be incorporated insure that high quality teaching/learning is taking place for the entire school. • Create PLCs to promote high expectations among
This policy is an integral part of the Mental Health Program since different student organizations will be in charge in various aspects of the framework. The Student Council will be the leading organization to teach and reinforce positive behaviors among students. Information regarding mental health will be disseminated through paper prints by the student publication. The publication is in charge of influencing students to learn more about their mental health and encourage them to be a part of the mental health promotion. Other organizations will serve as a venue to develop students’ social connectedness (for peer counselors organization), physical health (for
Significance of the Study The main goal of this study is to identify the relationship of emotional stability and academic performance to the senior high school students. The study is deemed beneficial to the following: • Senior High School Students – For them to know that their emotions might affect academic performance. • Aspiring Leaders – This study may serve as their guide to be a good leader and a follower. • Parents – Their knowledge about the study would help their children to know the possible effects between emotional stability and academic performance. • Future Researchers – This study would give them additional knowledge regarding the relationship between emotional stability and academic performance.
This assignment will critically discuss the role of a mentor when assessing student accurately. Supporting, assessing, teaching, accountability and the barriers which hinder the accurate assessment will be discussed. A mentor is someone who can assess, teach, support and facilitate the learning needs of a student in a clinical placement (NMC 2008). There are so many roles of a mentor assessing, adviser, role model, problem solver, teacher, support, organiser and planner. Mentors have the responsibility of assessing students accurately by establishing effective working relationships, facilitating learning environment, accountable and assessment (NMC 2008).
According to Oswalt (2010), students’ upbringing and social environments impact their developing gender identities. Parental and authority figure teaching regarding sexual stereotypes occurring in or before the early portion of middle childhood until teenage years strongly influence the students’ interests, preference, behaviors and overall self-concept. Students who are taught that certain traits or
Kuh and Hu (2001) have claimed that effective interaction between student and faculty is a strong predicator of student satisfaction. Kara and De Shields (2004) stated that faculty performance, advising staff performance, and classes would influence students‟ academic experience and which in turn would influence the student satisfaction. Novarro et al. (2005) surveyed the Spanish University students and observed teaching staff, teaching methods, and courses administration which was the key factors to achieve student satisfaction with short-term, specific programs. They also illustrated that the teaching staff, enrolment, and course organization are the elements that impact student satisfaction with summer courses, and facilities being a potential determinant of student satisfaction.
The academic performance of students reflects on their ability to demonstrate the knowledge they have learnt in tests, quizzes, presentations and final examination (Barkley, 2004). The importance of students’ performance is not only evident to the students but also to the universities as it is a measure the success of their education process. Studies in the education literature have examined the factors that may influence students’ performance that include physical facilities and qualified educators, students’ attitudes, aspirations and self-awareness (Hijazi and Naqvi 2006; Garkaza et al. 2011; Cosmas et al. 2013; Al-Hadrami and Morris 2014).
This study sought student input whether participation helped or hindered academic learning. A clearer understanding of the life-long effects of extracurricular activities was sought as a source of information to substantiate benefits derived from current programs used to supplement the core curriculum. This study is highly beneficial to educators, parents, and students. This study provide them information to assist in making more informed choices in their high school activities. SCOPE AND