PARENT-CHILD INTERACTION IN RELATION TO THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF ADOLESCENTS

G. Padma Priya

Abstract


Adolescence is an essential time for the development of achievement because, during this period of the life cycle, individuals make significant
decisions about their educational, occupational futures. Educational and occupational achievements are highly interconnected. Doing well in
school generally leads to higher levels of educational attainment, which in turn leads to more prestigious and better-paying employment
(Ramalingam, 2006). This study examined Parent-Child Interaction in relation to the Academic Achievement of Adolescents. The data were
collected by using the standardized tool 21A7 parent-child interactions scale by S.V.Kale (1992), which comprises of 28 yes or no questions. The
sample comprised of 120 students from two different schools studying IX standard with the age of 13-14yrs. The result indicated that there is a
significant correlation between adolescents' academic achievement and parent-child interaction.


Keywords


Parent-child Interaction, Adolescent, Academic Achievement

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