International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Social Science | Philippines | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Impact of Gender Stereotype on Student's Self - Concept and Academic Performance in Science

Cheryl Ann F. Gicana [3] | Richel I. Daradar

Abstract: The main purpose of this study was to determine the impact of gender stereotype on senior high school students? self - concept and academic performance in science. Employing a descriptive - correlational design, two sets of instruments were used. Part 1 asked the demographic profile of the students, and Part II gathered data on gender stereotype and student?s self - concept. After satisfying the requirement of content validity and internal consistency reliability, needed data from stratified randomly selected 209 Senior High School students in the Municipality of Panitan, Capiz, Philippines in the school year 2018 - 2019 were gathered. In the analysis and interpretation of data descriptive and inferential analyses were used. Results showed that senior high school students, at this point of their age, despite of their differences in sex and K to 12 strands, students are not very conscious about gender stereotyping happening around them. Further, findings also revealed that there is significant relationship between gender stereotype and sex, and self - concept and sex.

Keywords: Gender, Gender Stereotype, Academic Performance, Self - concept

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 1872 - 1878

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