A STUDY ON SUBJECTIVE HAPPINESS OF HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS By M.Deepa and S. Parimala

Abstract Subjective well being researchers explore the full range of psychological well-being such that focus is upon factors that keep one from being depressed and factors that lead one to becoming elated. Emphasis is placed on understanding the processes which underline happiness, in turn people’s goals, coping efforts, and dispositions are studied. This study attempts to measure the level of subjective happiness of higher secondary school students. The sample consists of 300 higher secondary school students. The Subjective happiness scale was standardized by Sonja Lyumbomirsky. Survey method was employed to…

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A STUDY ON SELF-CONCEPT OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS By Jeyanthi and P.M. Priya Dharsini

Abstract Adolescent is a period of life with its own peculiar characteristics and problems. There is a need for deep penetration in to their perceptions of their own self concept. Self concept is a dominant element in personality pattern; therefore, the measurement of self concept becomes essential. The self concept is the individuals’ way of looking at himself and also signifies his way of thinking, feeling and behaving. Self concept has a significant impact on the academic performance. This study attempts to measure the level of self-concept of high school…

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JOB SATISFACTION OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS By Murugammal and P.M. Priya Dharsini

Abstract Teaching is considered to be noblest of all professions. Teaching is a primary public institutional enterprise funded and controlled by the Government Teachers in India needs a central professional organization, to help members to identity develop and maintain high standards of competence. Teachers are of short duration and of low standard compared to the sophisticated professions. The commitment to the profession is lacking among the most of the teachers. Job satisfaction plays a very important role in a teacher’s life. Job satisfaction of teachers will contribute towards the betterment…

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AN INVESTIGATION ON TEACHER ETHICS OF HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS By Kalpana and R. Shoba

Abstract Teachers occupy a place of paramount importance in any system of education. Teachers should be role models, who should serve for students not only as examples of high education but of decent behavior as well. That is why each violation of teacher’s ethics may cause some really serious consequences and turn into crucial mistakes. Teacher ethics refer to good conduct. In modern times members of different groups are increasingly facing ethical dilemmas to define right and wrong conduct. When  people  see  others  around  them  engaging  in  unethical practices,  they…

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SUCCESSION PLANNING IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE INDUSTRIES IN KOTTAYAM DISTRICT By Shemymon K.N. and Dr. Antony Joseph

Abstract The study intended to find out the sucession planning process and to know the demoraphic profile of the employees who are working in the higher grade postions in the small and medium scale industries  in Kottayam district of Kerala state. The research design is descriptive in nature, the method of random sampling is employed for the selection of the sample. The study population consists of 50 managers working in small and medium scale industries. The tool used for the study is succession planning questionnaire and socio demographic data sheet.…

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FAMILY ENVIRONMENT OF HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS By Ramya and R. Shoba

Abstract Family is the basic primary group and the natural matrix of personality. Family environment plays very subjective role in the society but how those concepts are taking crisis in the present society. The family environment is very important for child’s mental and physical development. In the educational scenario the study on family environment, will have the mixture of general and specific types is found to be the part of individual students personality make up. It is necessary to understand the higher secondary school students, family environment. This study is…

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PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT OF HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS By Rajaramanand G. Damodharan

Abstract Professional involvement of teachers depends on commitment, motivation, devotion, and interest, in their job and the day to day teaching and learning process.  The teachers who involve in the job, in a more intimate way would also be a people who are more satisfied with life.  The teachers who possess high professional involvement demonstrate ways of reducing anxiety and eradicating problems within the school environment. This study attempts to measure the level of professional involvement of high school teachers. The sample consists of 240 high school teachers. The Professional…

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A STUDY ON LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOUR OF HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS By Praveen Begum and P.M. Priya Dharsini

Abstract Teacher leadership is an inseparable part of a teacher’s daily life. Leadership is the ability to gather individuals around some specific objectives by motivating them to fulfill these objectives co-operatively. Leadership behaviour develops a new insight among teachers and this will make them stronger and also help them to be aware of themselves. Teacher leadership presents an opportunity for teachers-leaders to grow and develop simultaneously. Playing their leadership roles at school, the teacher can display their leadership roles out of classroom activities. This study examines the leadership behaviour of…

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SCHOOL STUDENTS IN VELLORE DISTRICT By Jenifer and G. Parthiban

Abstract The aim of education is the development of the all round personality of the individual. A balanced emotional development contributes significantly to the development of integrated, harmonious personality development of the individual.  Emotional adjustment is one of the influencing factors of personality as it governs the individual’s reaction towards people and situation and determines the quality of one’s behavior. Emotional Adjustment as measured through this inventory in an assessment of factors such as sense of personal worth and satisfaction with self. This study attempts to measure the level of…

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AN INVESTIGATION ON MENTAL HEALTH OF HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS By Rakini and G. Parthiban

Abstract Excellence in education in every country aims at developing a learning society and creates its own system of education. To attain and promote its unique socio-cultural identity and also to meet the challenges of the times the system of education needs to be revitalized. In the changing world it is difficult to anticipate and plan for adolescent life. They have difficulty in adjusting their capacity to the demands of the parents, school and community. We can solve these problems by avoiding the anxiety factors. Test anxiety is not the same as…

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