The study investigated the roles of sex and parent’s level of education on the development of children’s self-esteem among secondary school students in Keffi Local Government Area, Nasarawa State. The researcher adopted simple random sampling technique to draw the sample population of fifty (50) students of Kofar Hausa Secondary School Keffi. Two research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The instrument utilized for the study consisted of the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale (RSS). One way ANOVA and Independent sample t-test were used to test the research hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The study found that there is a significant positive relationship between parental level of education and children self-esteem. The study found no significant difference in the level of self-esteem among male and female children. Based on the findings, the researcher recommends that school should employ the services of qualified guidance and counselling experts as well as professional counselling psychologists to help identify and provide assistance to students battling with low self-esteem in order to help such students improve the level of their self-esteem. shows summary results of one way ANOVA analysis pertaining to the relationship between parental level of education and children self-esteem. The results indicates that there is a positive impact of parental level of education on children self-esteem (F(4,45)=2..87;p<0.05). shows the results of independent sample t-test computed to determine the different in self-esteem. The results indicate that male participants scored higher than their female counterparts on measure of self esteem. However the different is not statistically significant (t(48)=0.92;p>0.05).
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Ifeanyi JP, Obi. "Role of sex and parents level of education on the development of children self-esteem." Afribary.com (2020). Accessed December 05, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/role-of-sex-and-parents-level-of-education-on-the-development-of-children-self-esteem