The relationship between school performance and anxiety in adolescents

Authors

  • Mihaela Sandu Ovidius University of Constanta, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
  • Mariana Floricica Călin Ovidius University of Constanta, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
  • Roxana Aurelia Segărceanu (Împăratu) Ovidius University of Constanta, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences

Keywords:

relationship, performance, anxiety, adolescents

Abstract

In this paper we analyzed the relationship between school performance and anxiety in adolescents. School performance is closely related to Education and competition, which are two components found in all cultures of the world. The foundations of competition are difficult to identify compared to those of education that are hidden in an unknown past. People have always considered competition and education as important aspects, both in the past and in the present. Educational competitions are found in Romania, as being organized in the form of Olympics and school competitions. These are carried out in accordance with the provisions of the National Education Law no. 1/2011, subsequently completed by the Methodology - framework for conducting and organizing school competitions and is addressed to students in middle and high school classes, being organized by subject, and have as general objective "stimulating students with high school performance or who have interest and special skills in the scientific, technical-applied, cultural-artistic, civic and sports fields ”(MEN, 2011). Subsidiary to this objective we find as mentioned some secondary ones such as the desire to stimulate critical thinking and creativity through the opportunity to manifest motivation in learning and identifying the talents, abilities and knowledge of students of all ages. In Romania, through competitions, the state offers the winners cash prizes, scholarships or places in camps.

 

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Published

2021-04-07

How to Cite

Sandu, M., Călin, M. F., & Segărceanu (Împăratu), R. A. (2021). The relationship between school performance and anxiety in adolescents. Technium Social Sciences Journal, 18(1), 296–305. Retrieved from https://techniumscience.com/index.php/socialsciences/article/view/3064