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Parental Involvement and School Engagement Among Jordanian High-Primary School Students
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Volume 6, 2019
Issue 2 (March)
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Adnan Atoum, Counseling and Educational Psychology Department, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.
Abdelnaser Al-jarrah, Counseling and Educational Psychology Department, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.
Mohammad Al Shalalfeh, The Ministry of Education, Russeifa, Jordan.
The present study explored the predictive ability of parental involvement on students’ school engagement and to identify the levels of both variables in term of gender and the grade among a sample of 929 Jordanian primary students. To achieve the aim of the study, two scales were to measure parental involvement and school engagement were chosen and validated to Jordanian samples. The initial results showed that parental Involvement and school Engagement were generally higher for males compared to females. Finally, the results showed a significant predictive ability of parental involvement for school engagement explaining (22.7%) of the variance.
Parental Involvement, School Engagement, High-Primary School
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