Relationship between Social - Emotional Competence and Students Academic Achievement

  • Dr. Sumera Kulsoom Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Education Lahore, Pakistan
  • Ifra Akram Visiting Lecturer, Department of Education, Emerson University Multan, Pakistan
  • Syeda Maria Zainab Gardezi Lecturer, Department of Education, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan
Keywords: Social-emotional Competence, Students’ Academic Achievement


The study determined the relationship between social-emotional competence (SEC) and students’ academic achievement at secondary level. Total sample was comprised on 382 students from three districts of Province of Punjab, Pakistan. Two research instruments were used namely, students’ final result and Scale for determining SEC among students. Data was analyzed by using correlation coefficient, mean and percentage. Results indicated positive relationship between SEC and students’ achievement. Correlation of factors (self-consciousness, social-consciousness, self-regulation, relationship building and decisiveness) of SEC and achievement was also found to be positively correlated. It was concluded that SEC positively affect achievement of the students at secondary level.

How to Cite
Dr. Sumera Kulsoom, Ifra Akram, & Syeda Maria Zainab Gardezi. (2023). Relationship between Social - Emotional Competence and Students Academic Achievement. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review, 4(1), 173-179.