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Parental involvement in children's schooling: the difference between primary and secondary schools in Malaysia

Hashim, Che Noraini and Syed Hassan, Sharifah Sariah and Mansor, Norwati and Badzis, Mastura (2015) Parental involvement in children's schooling: the difference between primary and secondary schools in Malaysia. In: The IRES 13th International Conference, 24th October 2015, Seoul, South Korea.

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Abstract

Research in parental involvement in students’ learning has shown significant impact on students’ success and achievement. The aim of the study was to investigate the extent of parental involvement among primary and secondary school children in Malaysia. An extension of parental involvement model by Epstein has been used as a framework of this study to investigate parental involvement among primary and secondary school levers.The factors of parental involvement studied were parenting, volunteering, communicating, collaborating with community, religiosity, school engagement, life goal achievement and learn at home. A total of 916 students responded to the questionnaires. An independent t-test was used to analyze the data. Overall findings indicate a significant difference between parental involvement in primary and secondary school level . Further details and discussions are elaborated.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 1079/46045 (ISBN: 978-93-85832-19-2)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Parental Involvement, Volunteering, Monitoring, Communication, Parenting
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050.9 Educational psychology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Associate Che Noraini Hashim
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2016 14:01
Last Modified: 19 May 2017 16:48
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/46045

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