Relationship between Academic Resilience and Academic Achievement among Secondary School Students in Kiambu County, Kenya

Mwangi CN, Okatcha FM
2015 International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology  
This study sought to establish the relationship between academic resilience and academic achievement among secondary school students in Kiambu County. A descriptive correlational design was adopted. The sample comprised of 390 form three students. Data were collected using a demographic form and the California Healthy Kids Survey-Module B, 2007 version. Academic achievement was inferred from the school performance records. The main data analysis techniques were Pearson's Product Moment
more » ... on Coefficient and regression analysis. Findings revealed a positive and significant relationship between academic resilience and academic achievement (r (388)=0.68, p<0.05). The findings are discussed and implications for practice and further research given.
doi:10.4172/2469-9837.s2-003 fatcat:wy2cyuqx5zgtzcbn2ht2qbr2wu