Role of sex and parents level of education on the development of children self-esteem.

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ABSTRACT

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). 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page i
Certification page ii
Declaration iii
Dedication iv
Acknowledgment v
Abstract vi
Table of content vii
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
Background to the Study 1
Statement of the Problem 4
Research questions 5
Objectives of the study 5
Significance of the Study 6
Scope of the Study 6
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
Maslow’s Theory of Needs 8
The Concept of Self-esteem 10
Self-esteem and Gender 10
Self – esteem and academic achievement 12
Peer relationships and self-esteem 13
Parent-Adolescent Relationships 15
Self-esteem and Parenting 15
Self Esteem, Grade and Relationships 16
Indicators of High and Low Self-Esteem 16
Summary of Review 17
CHAPTER THREE: METHOD
Participants 19
Instruments 19
Procedure 20
Method of Data Analysis 21
Design 21
CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS
Test of Hypothesis 22
Summary of findings 23

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Discussion 25
Limitation 27
Recommendations 28
Suggestion for Further Studies 29
Summary/ Conclusion 29
REFERENCES 30
APPENDIX
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APA

Obi, I (2020). Role of sex and parents level of education on the development of children self-esteem.. Afribary.com: Retrieved July 14, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/role-of-sex-and-parents-level-of-education-on-the-development-of-children-self-esteem

MLA 8th

Ifeanyi JP, Obi. "Role of sex and parents level of education on the development of children self-esteem." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 18 Jun. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/role-of-sex-and-parents-level-of-education-on-the-development-of-children-self-esteem . Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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Ifeanyi JP, Obi. "Role of sex and parents level of education on the development of children self-esteem.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 18 Jun. 2020. Web. 14 Jul. 2020. < https://afribary.com/works/role-of-sex-and-parents-level-of-education-on-the-development-of-children-self-esteem >.

Chicago

Ifeanyi JP, Obi. "Role of sex and parents level of education on the development of children self-esteem." Afribary.com (2020). Accessed July 14, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/role-of-sex-and-parents-level-of-education-on-the-development-of-children-self-esteem