Parental Involvement : Children 's Education

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Parental involvement in children 's education from an early age has a significant effect on the educational achievement and will continue to do so as they develop into their adolescence and adulthood. Sylva, K Melhuish, E, Sammons, P Siaj Blatchford, I and Taggart B (2004). Effective preschool education final report. DFES. London. Institute of Education. Family learning can also provide a range of benefits for parents and children including improvements in reading, writing and numeracy as well as greater parental confidence in helping the child at home. Brookes, G., T., Harman, J., Hutchinson, D., Kinder, K., Moor, H., And Wilkin, A. (1997). Family Literacy Lasts, Cited in Desforges, C and Abouchaar, A. (2003). The impact of Parental Involvement, Parental Support and Family Education on Public Achievement and Adjustments. A Literature Review. DFES Research Report 433. In 2007 around half of parents surveyed said that they felt very involved in their child 's school life. Two thirds of parents said that they would like to get more involved in their child 's school life (with work commitments being commonly cited barrier to greater involvement. Peters, M., Seeds, K., Goldstein, A. and Coleman, N. (2008) Parental Involvement in Children 's Education 2007. Research Report. DCSF RR034. Levels of parental involvement vary among
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