Influence of social support to student learning and development

2022 IJRSE – Volume 11 Issue 2

Available Online:  17 January 2022


Baria, Karen*
Department of Education, Davao Del Norte Division, Philippines (

Gomez, Dan
University of Mindanao, Tagum, Philippines (


This study aimed to determine which domain in the social support significantly influenced the learning and development of grade six students. The quantitative, non-experimental design utilizing causal effect was used in the study. The respondents were the 179 grade six students from Zone two of New Corella District in the Division of Davao del Norte who were chosen through random sampling. Mean, Pearson-r, and Linear Regression Analysis were the statistical tools used in the study. This study revealed that the social support to grade six students in terms of family, peers and nonrelative adult was very high. Also, student learning and development was very high in terms of physical health and well-being, social connectedness, social and emotional development, school experiences, and use of after school time. The correlation coefficient between variables of this study revealed very high positive significant relationship between social support and student learning and development. Nonrelative adult support revealed as the domain of social support that best predicted the student learning and development of grade six students.

Keywords: educational management, social support, student learning and development, Philippines



Cite this article:
Baria, K., & Gomez, D. (2022). Influence of social support to student learning and development,  International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 11(2), 69-97.

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