Jordanian Educational Journal


This study aimed to detect the level of school violence and its relationship to resilience among secondary school students in Jordan. A random sample was selected from first secondary grade, consisted of (225) (male and female) students. The Bryan & Smith (2001) Scale of School Violence, and Cenat, et al.,) 2015) Resilience Scale were applied, after verifying their validity and reliability.

Results revealed a moderate level of school violence and resilience among secondary school students. There were significant differences in school violence due to gender, and the academic achievement, in favor of males, and low achievers. In addition, the study revealed that there were significant differences in resilience due to academic achievement in favor of high achievers. Finally, the results showed a negative statistically significant relationship between school violence and resilience.

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