International Journal of Social Sciences and Economic Review https://ijsser.com/ijsser <table style="border-style: dotted;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100%;"> <p><strong>International Journal of Social Sciences and Economic Review (IJSSER) (</strong>Online ISSN:<a href="tel:2706-9346">2706-9346</a>) is a double-blind peer-reviewed quarterly open access journal that encourages the latest research on the social sciences, and economics globally. The journal aims to publish quality research and provide access to international libraries to promote the original content in the field of social sciences and economics. IJSSER is a non-profit, academic journal that accepts the high quality theoretical or empirical works throughout the world that contribute genuine knowledge and research in the fields of social sciences and economics. <br /><strong><em>IJSSER is an Open Access Journal</em>.</strong> So, readers can access it freely.</p> <p><a href="http://ijsser.com/index.php/ijsser/about/submissions">Make a Submission</a> <a href="http://ijsser.com/index.php/ijsser/AuthorsGuidelines">Authors Guidelines</a> <a href="http://ijsser.com/Sample_paper.docx">Journal Template</a></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <p> </p> en-US <p>IJSSER has an open access policy to its content to make the research freely available, easy to access, and support the global exchange of knowledge under the terms of the <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/">Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0</a>. Researchers and academicians are allowed to download, copy, print, and access the link for the full text of the published material without any charges. As well as, IJSSER allow them to read, distribute, submit to their institution’s library, and any other repositories.</p> editor@ijsser.com (Editor Journal) editorijsser@gmail.com (Manager Editorial) Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:00:04 +0000 OJS 3.2.1.1 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 The Effect of Social Skills Training on Self Concept of Teenage Mothers, A case study of Training College in Kenya https://ijsser.com/ijsser/article/view/102 <p><strong>Purpose of Study:</strong> The purpose of this study was to explore the effectiveness of social skills training on enhancing self-concept of teenage mothers in Kibera. Because teenage pregnancy is considered as a global issue. A large proportion of teenage mothers give up on themselves and struggle with negative emotions resulting from societal stigma, rejection and isolation from friends and families, which can lead to poor self-concept.</p> <p><strong>Methodology:</strong> The study was anchored on person centered theory of Carl Rogers and Bandura`s social cognitive theory. Mixed method sequential explanatory design was adopted for the study. The target population was 150 teenage mothers. Quantitative data was collected from participants using self-concept and social skills questionnaires. An interview guide was used to collect data from one social worker and one school administration for the qualitative study. The data were analyzed utilizing narratives and correlations. We used SPSS version 21 to examine the first round of quantitative data. After analyzing the quantitative data, individuals with mean scores between 1.0 and 2.5 were chosen for the qualitative investigation.</p> <p><strong>Main Finding:</strong> The study found out that social skills training has improved self-concept of teenage mothers in Kibera. The qualitative study revealed that teenage mothers go through psychological and emotional challenges in the hands of their parents. The study generally concludes that self-concept of teenage mothers is being affected by lack of psychological support, forgiveness and acceptance from the family. Intervention suggested included being emotionally present, psychological support, and love by parents to teenage mothers.</p> <p><strong>Research Implication:</strong> The study's findings suggested that rules on guidance and counseling services for parents and teenage mothers be strengthened in order to improve assertiveness. It is critical for social workers to focus on policy development in low-income households, particularly in the area of education, in order to prevent adolescent pregnancy.</p> <p><strong>Novelty/Originality of this study</strong><strong>:</strong> Based on the findings, this study proposes a novel approach to dealing with teen pregnancy and offering psychological support. In addition, the parents provide social support and love.</p> Chinyere okore, Stephen Asatsa, Maria Ntarangwe Copyright (c) 2021 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 https://ijsser.com/ijsser/article/view/102 Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Problem-Based Learning Approach for Elementary Schools: A case study of five Years Compulsory Education system https://ijsser.com/ijsser/article/view/69 <p><strong>Purpose of Study: </strong>The aim of the study is to identify and build an appropriate learning model for elementary school students that will ensure a quiet learning environment.</p> <p><strong>Methodology:</strong> This research used both qualitative and quantitative approaches, as well as research and development techniques. The research was divided into two stages: exploration and experimental studies. Meanwhile, 50 learners, thirteen educational tutors, and six persons from the literacy program administration were chosen for the analysis by purposive sampling.</p> <p><strong>Main Finding:</strong> According to the findings of the study, problem-based learning contributed to an increase in literacy in an entrepreneurship literacy program.</p> <p><strong>Research Implication:</strong> The study's findings revealed that PBL implementation was anchored in a learning program and learning management. The discovery also aids in the development of the curriculum's learning methodologies, learning resources, learning media, and learning evaluation.</p> <p><strong>Novelty/Originality: </strong>It is critical to increase literacy abilities in order to read, write, and assess problems. This research examines and describes the problem-based learning technique for developing literacy competency and assisting readers in improving their reading skills.</p> Akbar Ali Hussain, Shamim Akhter, Abrar Hussain Qureshi, Komal Khan Copyright (c) 2021 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 https://ijsser.com/ijsser/article/view/69 Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000