Relationship between Parents’ Education and their children’s Academic Achievement

  • Dr. Muhammad Idris Department of Education, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan
  • Dr. Sajjad Hussain University of Swat
  • Dr. Nasir Ahmad Center For Education & Staff Training, University of Swat
Keywords: Parents education, Subject choice, School selection, academic achievement

Abstract

This study explored the relationship between parents’ education and their children's academic achievement focusing on father and mother educational level for their children's academic achievement. Tenth class students of government high schools at District Mardan constituted the population of the study. The study employed systematic random sampling techniques to select students as a sample of the study. Through a self-developed questionnaire, the data were collected from the respondents of the study. The findings of the study revealed that the high education of father and mother positively contributes to their children's academic achievement. Large co-relation was found between parents’ education and students’ academic achievement. On the basis of the findings, the study recommended introducing adult education programs, awareness campaigns, and the use of social media for community education.

Author Biography

Dr. Muhammad Idris, Department of Education, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

Dr. Muhammad Idris is Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, AWKUM, he has published research articles in different national and international research journals. He has headed the department of education for more than two years.

Published
2020-12-31
How to Cite
Dr. Muhammad Idris, Dr. Sajjad Hussain, & Dr. Nasir Ahmad. (2020). Relationship between Parents’ Education and their children’s Academic Achievement. Journal of Arts & Social Sciences (JASS), 7(2), 82-92. https://doi.org/10.46662/jass-vol7-iss2-2020(82-92)