Parental involvement has a significant effect on child’s achievement throughout the years of schooling. Researchers consider that educational failure is increased by lack of parental interest in child’s schooling. On the other hand, parents believe that the responsibility for their child’s education is shared between parents and the school. . Data for the study was collected through questionnaires, direct observations, and teacher interviews.
The research showed that class-based approaches to child rearing "appear to lead to the transmission of differential advantages to children.” The author states social classes of families is linked to how young children think about their academic future, and to how prepared college students are for their first year of school. This research shows that social classes of families affects the mobility of children’s academic
Each of the parents has crucial and special responsibility for the educational development of their children but the mushrooming of single parent family has distorted the complementary roles (Krein, 1998). These have led to numerous effects: studies imply that single parent homes are more likely to be low income homes. These children would therefore be subjected to problems associated with this socioeconomic group and even stigma associated with the family structure. There is a strong link between absence of a father figure and truancy behaviour. A single parent will general have minimal time to allocate to each child.
Lack of Parental Involvement in Education There is a great problem in education these days and the lack of parental involvement in their child or student’s lives are to blame for the negative effects that educational institutions go through. There are many contributions to bad grades and many student’s failing exam scores. Positive study habits and tips are not enforced by one’s parents or guardians in and out of the classroom. There is also the lack of developing relationships between a child or student and the parent, there is no communication that is involved that could possibly help strengthen relationships and build a positive bond. Some parents are just unaware of the negative consequences of not being involved in their child’s education.
There are many types of families in today’s society and each of these families have different values and things that they do well and not so well together. In the identification of these strengths the family strengths framework may be used to assess these and provide goals of what the family could work on to improve their ability to cope with crisis and stressful situations. This assignment will inform the reader about what a family is in contemporary society and the family strengths framework and analyse the framework in relation to health care practice. In olden day society the definition of family was seen as being a patriarchal traditional family structure where a husband lived with his wife and they raised their biological children together
Whencaregivers believe that parental involvement is not respected by schools they are less likely to get engaged. Thus, parents’ observations of invitations from schools are believeed crucial in developing successful parental involvement. Epstein (2001), states that caregivers would efficiently get involved when teachers keenly give confidence parental involvement. Teachers, who think positively of parental involvement, encourage more parents to become involved and increase the effectiveness of participation (Eccles and Harold, 1993).The outlooks of parents on whether they have sufficient skills and knowledge to engage in different aspects of involvement will be influenced by their educational level(Green, Walker, Hoover-Dempsey, and Sandler. 2007).
Hamilton and Warden (1966) reported in their study that boys’ clothing behavior was influenced more by their families. These finding does not support Feltham (1998) who reported that females have demonstrated a higher degree of familial influence as compared to males. Whereas insignificant differences were observed by Lee (2006), between younger and older tweens when compared for family acceptance which shows that influence of family remains the same. Chaudhary (2014) in her study on Indian tweens found family as an important influencing power along with peers in tweens fashion purchase
There are many factors that affect the academic performance of children and parenting styles is one of the significant factors of academic performance. But there is lack of research that integrates and systemizes the relationship between parenting styles and academic performance especially in Pakistan. The unit of analysis of this research was studies that were previously conducted on parenting styles and academic performance of young children. Main focus of search was to availability of data that is most recent and relevant, so this research paper focuses on 39 studies. Articles from seven databases (Google Scholar, Science Direct, Taylor and Francis Journals, Web of Science, JSTOR, Springer link and SAGE Journals) were identified related to the topic using a pre-established set of terms that included both parenting styles and academic performance.
In addition the article, “We are the Professionals: A Study of Teachers’ Views on Parental Involvement in School” (Baeck, 2010) delivers a teacher’s perspective on parental involvement. Baeck (2010) examines teachers’ attitudes and experiences towards parental cooperation. This article gives an interesting standpoint to parental involvement and how it may affect the students’ academic achievement. If and when there is a negative thought of parental involvement the students may be the ones that will affected because the teacher will try to close the communications with the parents due to the lack of presence and neglects as it relates to the
It is established that quality education is not only attributed to good school’s programs but also parent’s participation. In order to encourage learning in children’s mind, school and home activities are playing important factors. Both school and home must be interdependent. The effect of parental involvement in education varies generally. Parent’s involvement has a better outcome on children’s academic performances and these outcomes may take into account of various factors such as social status employment status, educational background of parents, multiple children and income structure which may be significantly affect student’s academic achievement.