Parental Involvement in Students’ Academic Performance: A Study Based at Pelrithang Middle Secondary School, Gelephu, Bhutan


Anju Gurung Kinley . Kinzang Dorji Arjun Nepal


          Parental involvement in their children’s education appears to be on a decline despite being associated with positive outcomes for students. This study identifies the importance of parental involvement in their children’ educational attainment and seeks to explore the essential component that require for the academic success of a child. The findings will contribute some ways of parental involvement that will bring immense benefits to individual parents, teachers, school administrations and the education ministry at large. The researcher used concurrent convergent mixed methods to collect data that are subjected to statistical analysis. The study catered to investigate the importance of the wellbeing of children, parents’ self-efficacy and effective parent-teacher interaction in grooming their children into a human with acceptance and motivation to learn. Data were collected from teachers, parents and students through questionnaires and semi-structured interviews. The finding showed that students’ academic performance was largely influenced by the self-efficacy of parents, parent-teacher interactions, home environment and wellbeing of a child.

Keywords: Parental Involvement, Students, Academic Achievements


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GURUNG, Anju et al. Parental Involvement in Students’ Academic Performance: A Study Based at Pelrithang Middle Secondary School, Gelephu, Bhutan. Journal of Community Development Research (Humanities and Social Sciences), [S.l.], v. 14, n. 1, p. 71-80, dec. 2020. ISSN 2539-5521. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 08 mar. 2021. doi: