Barriers, Strengths and Academic Performance of Student-Mothers at Laguna State Polytechnic University, Los Baños Campus, Los Baños Laguna Academic Year 2014-2015

6 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2018

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Joana Marie P. Bautista

Laguna State Polytechnic University, Los Baños Campus, College of Teacher Education, Students

Dhivvie L. Custodio

Laguna State Polytechnic University, Los Baños Campus, College of Teacher Education, Students

Linlyn R. Lagundino

Laguna State Polytechnic University, Los Baños Campus, College of Teacher Education, Students

Karen A. Manaig

Laguna State Polytechnic University - College of Teacher Education

Date Written: May 25, 2015

Abstract

This study focuses on the relationship between barriers, strengths and academic performance of student-mothers taking up Bachelor of Secondary Education and Bachelor of Elementary Education at Laguna State Polytechnic University- Los Baños Campus. The respondents consist of 31 wherein 3 or 9.68% belongs to ages 18-20, 4 or 12.9 % are 21-23, 6 or 19.35% are 24-26, 7 or 22.58% are 27-30 and 9 or 29.03% are 31 and above. This study shows the correlation between the barriers, strengths and academic performance on two semesters with the general weighted average 2013-2014 of the student-mothers. The computed r-value of 0.387 includes a low correlation and the p-value of 0.0315 with degree of freedom of 29 is less than the alpha of 0.05 which comes up on a decision of rejecting null hypothesis, this means that there is significant relationship between the barriers, strengths and academic performance of the student-mothers. Based from the findings and conclusions the following are hereby recommended by the researchers: For the student-mothers to continue their studies despite of the barriers on the path they chose; For the teachers to be more considerate of the situations of the student-mothers; For the future researchers, as their reference for the continuous on related study.

Keywords: Barriers, Strengths, Academic Performance, Mothers

Suggested Citation

Bautista, Joana Marie P. and Custodio, Dhivvie L. and Lagundino, Linlyn R. and Manaig, Karen A., Barriers, Strengths and Academic Performance of Student-Mothers at Laguna State Polytechnic University, Los Baños Campus, Los Baños Laguna Academic Year 2014-2015 (May 25, 2015). Proceedings Journal of Education, Psychology and Social Science Research, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3105421 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3105421

Joana Marie P. Bautista (Contact Author)

Laguna State Polytechnic University, Los Baños Campus, College of Teacher Education, Students ( email )

Laguna
Philippines

Dhivvie L. Custodio

Laguna State Polytechnic University, Los Baños Campus, College of Teacher Education, Students

Laguna
Philippines

Linlyn R. Lagundino

Laguna State Polytechnic University, Los Baños Campus, College of Teacher Education, Students

Laguna
Philippines

Karen A. Manaig

Laguna State Polytechnic University - College of Teacher Education

Laguna
Philippines

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