Exploring Connections between Parental Involvement, Academic Flourishing, and Performance among Congolese Youth

Authors : MBAKIDI Toko Isabelle

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 8 - August

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8343482

Conducted with 150 participants, the research sought to investigate the intricate interplay among diverse educational variables and the academic accomplishments of adolescents. Utilizing a questionnaire comprising 60 items, we explored dimensions such as parent-child communication, parental involvement in school tasks, parental expectations regarding school, schooling, motivation, and academic outcomes. The obtained results were analyzed using the causal paths method. Our conclusion highlighted significant associations among these variables. Specifically, parent-child communication emerged as a pivotal factor, positively influencing schooling, parental guidance in school tasks, and academic success. Moreover, active parental engagement in scholastic activities exhibited a favorable influence on scholastic accomplishments, simultaneously shaping parental outlook on education. Additionally, our research revealed that parental expectations were linked to students' motivation to complete tasks at home. In parallel, individual variables such as gender, age, and family situation also exhibited distinct impacts on academic achievement. The research provides a comprehensive insight into the underlying mechanisms of adolescent academic success, underscoring the significance of parent-child communication and guidance within the educational context, all stemming from the analysis through the causal paths ‘method.

Keywords : Parental Involvement, Schooling, Academic Success, Adolescence.


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