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International Journal of Advanced Academic Studies

2021, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part C

Challenges of school going adolescents: Perception of Secondary School Teachers in Lunglei


Author(s): Lalduhsanga Sailo and Grace Lalhlupuii Sailo

Abstract: Introduction: Adolescents undergo varied experiences such as physical, psychological and behavioural changes in their journey from childhood to adulthood. This may reflect on their behaviour and academic performance in school. Apart from parents, secondary school teachers deal with adolescents every day at school and have to deal with differing personalities and behaviours. They are one of the key elements in a school-going adolescent’s life.
Objective: This study probes into teachers’ perception on the challenges faced by school going adolescents.
Methods: The study is cross sectional in nature and data was collected using free listing method and analysed using Anthropac software.
Findings: Teachers perceived that their adolescent students’ challenges were mainly related to family environment, stress and negative coping; as well as relationship issues.
Conclusion: Findings bring out the need to incorporate parents and teachers active cooperation and participation for the overall development of school going adolescents. The study suggests that introducing school social worker/counsellor in schools must helpful for providing counselling and life skills to adolescents in schools.


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How to cite this article:
Lalduhsanga Sailo, Grace Lalhlupuii Sailo. Challenges of school going adolescents: Perception of Secondary School Teachers in Lunglei. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2021;3(3):217-220.
International Journal of Advanced Academic Studies