Study on Emotional Competence Among Secondary School Going Students From A Psychological Perspective
The current competitive scenario demands multi roles with performance and effectiveness from all Secondary School students. They need to realize their proper position with a keen intuition for their hidden intricacies and high-quality education. Emotional maturity is vital for preparing students for the real world after graduation. In recent years there has been an increased interest in studying the emotional competence of secondary students. The current demands of society require additional skills in emotional awareness, decision making, social interaction and conflict resolution in students. Emotional competence has been an emerging topic among social and organizational psychologies. Emotional competence is a set of complementary skills composed of the ability to perceive accurately, appraise and express emotions, access and generate feelings when they facilitate thought and regulate emotions to promote emotional and intellectual growth. This paper analyses the emotional competence among Secondary School going students from a psychological perspective. Structured questionnaires were used to collect primary data from Secondary School going students through questionnaires. Secondary data was collected from school websites and reports. SPSS was used for statistical analysis, and statistical procedures such as percentage analysis, correlation and 'z' test were utilized. Findings based on research hypothesis, demographic profile and various dimensions of emotional competence among Secondary School going students from a psychological perspective.
Keywords - Personal leadership, Self-awareness, Managing emotions, Motivating oneself, Empathy, Social skill