Relationship Between Parental Encouragement And Academic Achievement

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M. Lakshmanan , Dr. K. Rajasekaran


Parental Encouragement is meant as the general process undertaken by the parents to motivate and giving directions to the behaviour of the children towards high scholastic achievement. The main goal of the current study aims to identify the relationship between Parental Encouragement and Academic Achievement of Higher Secondary School Students. This study advocated with the Survey method and the researcher utilized the stratified random sampling technique. From the Higher secondary schools of Trichy District, 100 samples were undergone this study. Parental Encouragement Scale developed by Kusum Agarwal (1999) and for the academic achievement, Quarterly Exam Scores were considered as a score. Major findings of this study shows that there is positive significant relationship between parental encouragement and academic achievement of higher secondary school students.

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