Main Article Content
The Study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of assertiveness training programme on improving selfesteem
among early adolescents. Pre experimental one group pre-test, post-test design was utilized to perform
the study with simple random sampling technique. Data were collected from the early adolescents between
the age group of 11 to 13 years who fulfilled the inclusion criteria through Rosenberg self esteem Scale. The
findings revealed that the paired‘t’ test value for Self -esteem score was 28.09 which was significant at p≤0.05
and was highly significant at p≤0.01, p≤0.001. It showed that assertiveness training programme was effective on
improving self- esteem among the early adolescents.