A STUDY ON THE INFLUENCE OF OCCUPATIONAL ASPIRATION, ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTOF INSTITUTIONALIZED ADOLESCENT ORPHANS IN KERALA

Jyothy G Vijayan

Abstract


The objective of the study was to determine the relationship between Occupational Aspiration (measured by occupational aspiration scale, Dr. J.S Grewal), and academic achievement of a random sample of a 250 institutionalized adolescent orphans from kerala. A detailed study was conducted based on their gender and locale. A quantitative survey was used for the study. Multiple regression analysis indicated that occupational aspiration was related to academic achievement of institutionalized adolescent orphans. A significant relationship was found between occupational aspiration and academic achievement of the institutionalized adolescent orphans. The implications of the study contribute new knowledge to the field of educational psychology and may be used to facilitate proactive occupational aspiration among institutionalized adolescent orphans.

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Occupational Aspiration, and academic achievement

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