Project

Parental involvement in the child's education: a multilevel perspective on an integrated model

Duration
01 October 2008 → 16 October 2011
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Education curriculum
    • Education systems
    • Education, culture and society
    • General pedagogical and educational sciences
    • Specialist studies in education
    • Other pedagogical and educational sciences
Keywords
well-being attitudes primary education parental involvement learning achievement
 
Project description

This study is related to the fundamental research domain on parental involvement. The first part of research contribute to the development of several instruments measuring parental involvement, from the parent's, child's and teacher's perspective. The second empirical part focuses on the individual, familial and school related antecedents of parental involvement, as well as on the influence of this involvement on learning achievement and well-being of pupils in the primary education.