Peer Group – Its Influence on Academic Performance of Students

Peer Group – Its Influence on Academic Performance of Students

Peer Group – The influence of peer group is one of the major factors to be considered in the development of students in secondary schools. Morrish (2001) a peer group is an equal group, which is composed of individuals with like minds. The relationship involves interaction of equals, thus it is relationship involves interaction of equals, thus it is possible to say that there are age peers, sex peers, intellectual peers, grade peers, social peers and variety of other peers. The peer groups are not permanent in terms of membership; they change their membership as they pass through different stages of development. [Read more…]