Need for life skills and social maturity among adolescence –To get better career

Swaroopa Rani, B. and Sowjanya, M.

Adolescent is a period whereas most thrilling, challenging, distressing and consequential aspects. They need to have a number of skills to function as individual and as a member of social group. The present study is undertaken to assess the role of life skills and social maturity among adolescence to get employment. The study was conducted in Tirupati town. Sample consists of 100 adolescence (50 boys) and (50 girls) were selected from five Government High schools by using purposive random sampling method. Life skills were assessed among adolescence by using “Life skills self-Rating scale” developed by Anuradha, 2009. “Social maturity scale” developed by Nalini Rao,1998 was used to assess social maturity among adolescence. Results revealed from the study were children from joint families found more life skills than children from nuclear and extended families. It shows that comparatively girls have more social maturity than boys. Every individual need social maturity and life skills to get better career and eradicate poverty. Adolescence need to improve their life skills and social maturity to lead successful life in future.

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