A Study of Parental Involvement Among Tribal Students With Reference to Anuppur District of Madhya Pradesh

Lal Kumar Singh*, Shikha Banerjee**
*-** Department of Education, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Periodicity:February - April'2019
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jpsy.12.4.15668

Abstract

The aim of the present study is to assess the status of parental involvement among secondary school tribal students and compare to their gender and types of school. The study comprised of 174 tribal students by employing descriptive survey method. The sample of the study was drawn from the secondary schools of Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh state, India, by using stratified random sampling. The data for the study were collected by using The Parental Involvement Scale (TPIS) developed by Vijay Laxmi Chouhan and Gunjan Arora (2009) and analyzed by using percentage, Bar diagram, Pie chart, and t-test. The findings revealed that the parental involvement is not found optimum among tribal students as most of the tribal students have low (24.7%), moderate (26.4%), and high level (24.7%) of parental involvement but a few of students have very low (6.3%) or very high (17.8%) level of parental involvement. The result supports that there is significant difference in the level of parental involvement between male and female tribal students, and the difference is found in favor of female tribal students. The result also shows that there is significant difference in the level of parental involvement between government and private school tribal students where the difference is found in the favor of private school tribal students.

Keywords

Parental Involvement, Secondary School, Tribal Students.

How to Cite this Article?

Singh, L. K., & Banerjee, S. (2019). A Study of Parental Involvement among Tribal Students with Reference to Anuppur District of Madhya Pradesh. i-manager’s Journal on Educational Psychology, 12(4), 26-32. https://doi.org/10.26634/jpsy.12.4.15668

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