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Impact of Parental Involvement on Academic Performance of Student at Secondary Level in Quetta District
AbstractCurrently study aimed at assessing the relationship between parental involvement and students’ academic performance in government secondary schools of Quetta district. Correlational research design was employed to carry out the current study. Primary data was collected from parents and secondary school students. Convenient sampling technique was used to select secondary schools and parents to get primary data while secondary school students were selected via simple random sampling technique. 567 students and 67 parents were selected for primary data collection. Two set of Questionnaires were used to collect primary data from parents and students. The both questionnaires were both self-administered and were scaled via a five point likert scale and dichotomous. The data was analyzed through statistical package for social sciences SPSS and analyzed data was presented in descriptive, frequency and in the form of Pearson correlation. The findings of this study were statistically significant positive relationship between parental involvement and students’ academic achievement. The findings also revealed that students who were scored less CGPA and marks percentage in secondary school exams were children whose parents were less encouraged and involved in their studies. Current study concludes that parental involvement enhanced the academic achievements of their children.
- Asmat Ullah
- M. Phil Scholar, Institute of Education & research, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan
- Dr. Abdul Nasir Kiazai
- Assistant Professor, Institute of Education & research, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan