National Journal of Advanced Research
National Journal of Advanced Research
Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2016)

Influence of parental involvement on academic achievement

Ngu Leh Seng, Zahyah Hanafi, Muhajir Taslikhan

Parental involvements in children’s education are prioritized by thernMinistry of Education. Parental involvement in education means that thernrelationship of parents and children to achieve academic success. This studyrnaims to identify the level of parental involvement and the influence ofrnparental involvement on children's academic achievement. This study involvedrn406 Form Five students in nine schools in Limbang, Sarawak, Malaysia. Inventoryrnof Parental Influence, The Paternal Involvement and Maternal Involvement Scalernare used in this study. Descriptive statistical methods to test the parentalrninvolvement while the SEM-PLS is use to examine the influence of parentalrninvolvement in academic achievement. The findings show that the level ofrnparental involvement are high. There is a significant influence of parentalrninvolvement on children's academic achievement. Parents are encouraged tornengage in continuous involvement in their children’s education.
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