Roles and Practices of Parents in the Growth and Development of Students
Espinosa, J. F.; Leal, R. C. 2020. Global J. Bus. Soc. Sci. Review 8(1): 60 –72. https://doi.org/10.35609/gjbssr.2020.8.1(7)
13 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2020
Date Written: March 31, 2020
Objective - Every parent aspires to have perfect or close-to-perfect children. This study was conducted to determine the roles and practices of parents in the growth and development of students of Isabela State University which can be used as a basis by the guidance unit in developing an enhancement program in consonance to the growth and development of students. Moreover, this study determines the significant relationship between problems encountered and roles and practices of parents in child rearing.
Methodology/Technique - A descriptive–correlation research design was used with five-part questionnaire which was administered randomly to 372 parents of students.
Finding - The findings reveal that parents practice different parenting types such as permissive, authoritarian, authoritative and neglectful. They differ in disciplinary measures, practices, roles in raising their children and even techniques in developing the moral character of their children. However, different parenting styles, parental controls, disciplinary measures and techniques in raising their children in the development of their moral character is very evident. They also believed that employing disciplinary measures is an effective way in disciplining their children. Thus, the roles and practices of parents in rearing their children plays a crucial role in the growth and development of their children.
Type of Paper - Empirical.
Keywords: Parenting Style; Roles; Practices; Child Rearing; Parental Control; Disciplinary Measures
JEL Classification: Y8, Y80
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