RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT & ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: A CASE FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN SOUTHERN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN

Authors

  • Muhammad Athar Hussain , Imtiaz Ahmad, Ann Samson

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v3i2.38

Abstract

The study aims to investigate the impact of involvement by the parents on children’s academic performance. Teachers and parents were requested to respond about effectiveness of activities under different categories of parental involvement i.e. collaborating with community, decision making, learning at home, volunteering, communicating and parenting. The sample of 100 adult students was selected from high schools of District Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan, to investigate the relationship between parental involvement and students’ academic performance. Parental involvement scale, comprised of 30 items was administered on parents to access their involvement level while academic performance scale, comprised of 19 items was administered on students to access their academic performance. Descriptive statistics and student’s t-test were used to analyze the collected data and findings of analysis revealed that there is significant positive relationship between parental involvement and academic performance of students i.e. students have better academic performance if their parents have more involvement

 

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Published

2021-03-25

How to Cite

Muhammad Athar Hussain , Imtiaz Ahmad, Ann Samson. (2021). RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT & ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: A CASE FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN SOUTHERN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN. Pakistan Journal of Educational Research, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v3i2.38