Georgios Vrakas, Vasiliki Giannouli, Sarris Dimitrios


The object of this research is: (i) to explore the differentiation of levels of self-concept and self-esteem among high school students with learning difficulties (experimental group) and their classmates without learning difficulties (control group); (ii) to check as well as the predictability of the correlation between self-esteem and self-concept of high school students with or without learning difficulties with the frequency of their participation in Bullying as victimisers, victims and observers. The results of the survey confirmed the following: i) statistically significant differences between the groups of students with and without learning difficulties for the subscales that explain the general school capacity (t (148) = 2.17, p = .031), the athletic ability (t (147) = -2.11, p = .027) and the ability in language courses (t (147) = 2.54, p = .012), ii) statistically significant differences in gender and general school capacity (t (79) = -2.97, p = .004) between the two groups, iii) a moderate correlation of academic self-concept with physical self-concept (r = .557, p = .000), with social self-concept (r = .542, p =.000) and with emotional self-concept (r = .557, p =.000) was found for students with learning difficulties.


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