• Aija Dudkina Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (LV)
  • Kristiana Klekmane Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (LV)



achievement goals, gender differences


This research is the theoretical and practical analysis about achievement goals students gender differences. Theoretical backround contains a review of best-known and the most actual  theories  about  the achievement goals. Aim of the research is theoretical basis and practical research to investigate: Is there any gender differences in achievement goals for students? Methods of the research: demographic questionnaire and Andrew J. Elliot and Kou Murayama and Reinhard Pekrun (2011) „A 3x2 achievement goal questionnaire (AGQ). Research participants is a total of 143 students (71 male and 72 female). Participants were at age range 18 – 25 years (M = 21.25). Male age range were 18 – 25 years (M = 21.90), female age range was 18 – 24 years (M = 20.61). The research results answered to research question "is there any gender differences in achievement goals for students?" has confirmed partly – diferences in scale task-avoidance goals are statistically important (t = 3,546; p < 0.01). Research question has confirmed partly. There are statistically imoprtand gender differences in task-avoidance goals (p < 0.01), but there aren’t any differences in other achievement goals.


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How to Cite

Dudkina, A., & Klekmane, K. (2016). STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT GOALS GENDER DIFFERENCES. SOCIETY. INTEGRATION. EDUCATION. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference, 1, 320-330.