Essence - Appearance and it’s Relation with Self -efficacy and Scholastic Achievement for Preparatory School Students


The present study aimed to measure essence, appearance with self-efficacy and scholastic achievement and to find the balance between males and females in these variables. And then to know the linking relation between these variables .The researcher used the descriptive analytic approach, the study sample contains 500 students (males and females), they were chosen in random classist method and they represent (15%) from the study society which contain (3328) preparatory school students (males and females). The researcher used two scales, she built one for essence and appearance and adopted another for self -efficacy, after translating and arabising it, and she made it suitable for Iraqi environment and then she took the degrees of the sample’s scholastic achievement from midyear exams, except the subjects of artistic and physical education. The results of the study denote that the sample students have high level of self-efficacy and they have high level of essence and they have good scholastic achievement, and the males have more self interaction than females, and there is no difference in essence according to sex variable (males-females), and the males have more scholastic achievement than females. Moreover there is a positive linking relation between the variables. In accordance to the verified results, the researcher has recommended certain recommendations and suggestions.


Self, efficacy