Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science
 

Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science, ISSN No. : 2454-1834, Vol.: 10, Issue.: 1

Original Research Article

A CO-RELATIONAL STUDY OF FAMILY INCOME AND POOR PARENTING IN CHILD’S EDUCATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN DISTRICT DIR LOWER, PAKISTAN

 

NASAR KHAN1, ARAB NAZ2*, NASIM KHAN3, SARFARAZ KHAN4, IKRAM SHAH5 AND ZAKIR HUSSAIN1

1Department of Sociology, University of Malakand, Kyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

2Department of Sociology and Social Work, University of Malakand, Pakistan.

3Department of Sociology, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

4Department of Sociology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

5Department of Development Studies, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Abstracts

Family income and parenting are important factors while considering child educational performance. The current study is based on literary as well as field information, which explores the role of family income and poor parenting in child educational performance. In order to explore the  relationship between family income and child educational performance, the relevant literature has been reviewed where the empirical data was collected from 240 school teachers selected from a population of 2311 through random sampling technique. The data has been collected through structured interview schedule, which is further analyzed statistically in the form of tables while correlation test has been used to determine the relationship between low family income, poor parenting and child educational performance. The analysis indicates that children living in families with low income and poor parenting have poor educational performance.

Keywords :

Low income; parenting; education; performance; family.