RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT AND SELF CONCEPT OF HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Sajeena S

Abstract


Parental involvement includes a wide range of behaviours but generally refers to parents and family members use and investment of resources in their children’s schooling. The whole personality and profile of the child is the parental reflection and projection produced most subtly. Research has shown differences in parental involvement, parental believes and the home-school relationships across socio-economic, ethnic and racial groups. The study was conducted to 100 higher secondary students of Kollam district. The tools used were the parental involvement scale and self-concept scale. The obtained data were analysed by means of correlation and ANOVA followed by Scheffe post hoc test. The results showed that there exists significant relation between parental involvement and self-concept. From the ANOVA results, the significant F value showed that the self-concept of higher secondary school students differ significantly with the level of parental involvement. The post hoc test revealed that the high parental involvement group had high self-concept.  

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