The Impact of Parental Involvement on Academic Achievement among Aboriginal Schoolchildren

Wider, Walton; Yahaya, Azizi bin; Zakaria, Gamal Abd Nasir
July 2014
Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences;Jul2014, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p151
Academic Journal
Background: This study used correlational design to investigate the relationship between parental involvement and academic achievement. Objective: The objective of this research is to identify the relationship of parental involvement and children's academic achievement among Aboriginal Children of Seletar people. Result: The results also showed that there is no significant differences between gender in parental involvement t (99.039) = -.0485, k > .05) and academic achievement t = (94.75) = - 1.468, k > .05). ANOVA showed that there is no significant difference between level of education in parental involvement, F (6,95) = .11, k > .05 and academic achievement F (6,95) = .529, k > .05 Conclusion: The study concluded that Aboriginal children academic achievement is not influenced by their parental involvement. Implications and Limitations are discussed and future investigation is also directed


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