A Correlative Study to assess the Parental Relationship with Academic Performance of Adolescents in selected Educational Institutions of Mangaluru
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Parental involvement is a complex process of behaviors, attitudes, and activities that occurs both within the school setting, but more importantly in the home. Understanding the factors that motivate parents became involves in their children's education is useful as this will affect how school implements the policy calls for greater parental engagement. Parental involvement enables parents to take their role along with educators in the schooling of their adolescent child fitting together their knowledge of child teaching and learning with teacher's knowledge with the parental involvement.
Objectives of the Study
To assess the relationship of adolescents with parents and academic performance of adolescents
To correlate between the parental relationship and academic performance of adolescents
To find an association between parental relationship and academic performance of adolescents with the selected socio-demographic variables Methodology The quantitative research approach was used to determine the parent child relationship and academic performance of 100 adolescents. A self structured questionnaire to assess the parental relationship and self structured rating scale to assess academic performance of adolescents. The tool was validated by experts. The pre-testing and reliability of the tool was done before the pilot study. After the pilot study, main study was conducted in different settings. The data obtained was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics.
The study findings shows 95% of students having excellent parent child relationship and 5% of students having good parent child relationship. Majority of students (82%) having excellent academic performance and 18% of students having good academic performance. There is a positive correlation between parental relationship and academic performance of adolescents. There is a significant association between the parent child relationship with the age, gender, number of siblings, birth order. Data also shows there is no significant association between grade, religion, residence, type of family, monthly income. The study revealed that there is significant association of academic performance with the age, gender, type o family. Data also shows there is no significant association between grade, religion, residence, number of siblings, birth order, type of family monthly income. Calculated Chi-square value is lesser than the table value at 0.05 level of significance.
Parental relationship, parental involvement, academic performance, adolescents.