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Parent's Attitude towards Elementary Education: A study of Educational Zone Aishmuqam, Anantnag


Masroora Akhter , Deptt. Of Education, Bhagwant University, Ajmer; Prof. P. P Goswani, GDC BOYS ANANTNAG; Dr. Tanveer Ahmad Bhat, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR GDC BOYS ANANTNAG


Parental Attitude, Literate Parents, Illiterate Parents


The present study is aimed at assessing attitude of parents towards the education and schooling of their children. The study analyzes the data from parents, who have one or more than one school going children. Out of these, 60 parents, 43 belong to literate parents and 17 belong to illiterate parents from Educational zone Aishmuqam, Anantnag Kashmir. In the present study, Parent Involvement Scale (PIS) developed by Dr. R. Chopra and Dr. S. Sahoo was administered on sample participants. The respondents were required to indicate their agreement or disagreement with each of the statements about their attitude towards children's education on a three-point scale. The findings of the study reveal that 7%, 79%, 14% of literate parents showed High, Average, and Low attitude respectively towards the Elementary Education of their children. In case of illiterate parents, their attitude towards the Elementary Education of their children is (12%) (41%) and (47%) showed, High, Average, and Low attitude respectively.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV6I20211
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2018
Page(s): 93-95

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