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| Published: July 20, 2017

Spiritual Intelligence among Secondary School Students with Respect to Gender and Management

Prof. C. Madhumathi ,

Former Dean, Dept. of Education, Osmania University, Amberpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dakarapu Suparna

UGC Senior Research Fellow, IASE, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.028/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.028

ABSTRACT

Spiritual intelligence refers to the skills, abilities and behaviours required to understand one’s inner self including thoughts, beliefs, values and actions, to maintain a sense of belonging with others, to express dependence on supreme power through meditation, to live with a mind of inquiry and a quest for meaning in life, and to act in love and compassion. The present research paper aimed to study the spiritual intelligence among secondary school students with respect to gender and school management. Method: The present study consisted of 480, 9th class students of Hyderabad district, Telangana, during the academic year 2015-2016. Spiritual intelligence tool developed by the investigator was used for the present study. For statistical analysis and hypothesis testing, Mean and F-test was applied. Findings: The findings reveal that girls have high spiritual intelligence than boys.  Further findings also indicated a significant difference between the scores of spiritual intelligence with respect to school management.
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Prof. C. Madhumathi @ suparna.dakarapu@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.028/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.028

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017

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