Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Full Length Research Paper

Social emotional learning skills and educational stress

Ismail CELIK
  • Ismail CELIK
  • Agri Ibrahim Cecen Univercity, Educational Faculty, City Center, AGRI, Turkey.
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  •  Received: 02 February 2015
  •  Accepted: 24 March 2015
  •  Published: 10 April 2015


The basic aim of this research is to examine the predicting role of social emotional learning skills in educational stress. The participants were 238 adolescents at high school. In this study, the Social Emotional Learning Skills Scale and the Educational Stress Scale were used. The relationships between social emotional learning skills and educational stress were examined using correlation analysis and simple linear regression analysis. In correlation analysis, communication ability, problem solving ability, coping ability and self-esteem enhancing ability were found negatively related educational stress. Regression analysis showed that social emotional learning skills are very important predictor of educational stress. The results were discussed in the light of the related literature.

Key words: Social emotional learning skills, educational stress.