Article Title: Parents Attitude Towards Enrollments in Public and Private Schools

DOI: https://doi.org/10.32879/pjpbs.2015.1.2.151-161

Author(s): Alamgeer Khan, Hamad Ali, Mushtaq Ahmad Jadoon, Saima Sarir, Intikhab Alam, Muhammad Jawad

Institute(s): The University of Agriculture, Peshawar Pakistan

Journal: Peshawar Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences (PJPBS) Vol 1 No 2 (2015)

Correspondence Address: Dr. Madiha Asghar | Phone+92-91-9222022 | pjpbs@icp.edu.pk

Abstract

Education not only enables us to become acceptable members of social sphere but also enable us to take right decision at right time. Parents’ decision play important role in the lives of their children. The major aim of the present study was to find out the major causes of enrolling students in public schools by parents. Data for the study were collected from 280 respondents belonging to three selected villages in Tehsil Oghi, District Mansehra. The study found significant association between perception about enrollment in public schools and children’s education was major priority of the educated parents, they understand their educational problems, teach them at home, give importance to sports, provides them latest technologies and facilities, provide tuition to children if needed, believed in hard work of parents and good grades of children in exams and ultimately educated parents’ children obtain good grades. The study recommends that government should initiate mobilization campaign for illiterate parents, which will enhance the enrollment of children in public school.

Keywords: Education, children, public schools, parents, private schools, enrollments

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