Parenting Styles, Academic Achievement and Conduct in a Chinese School, Basis for Evolving a Management Supervisory Program


Purposes: to describe Parenting Styles of respondents' parents, pupils' Academic Achievement and Conduct and relationships to Parenting Styles. This answered the ff:  1. Parenting Styles of Grade 6 pupils' parents according to academic achievement and Conduct and their relationships.  2. What Management Supervisory Program (MSP)can be evolved based on findings? Methodology 1. Descriptive-correlation survey method was used to get results as Basis for MSP, to improve academic achievement and Conduct.  2. Data: A.129 pupils from 8 sections of grade six and corresponding parents as purposive samples. B. survey questionnaire, Parental Authority Questionnaire (Buri), with certain modifications by experts' validations. C. School Records for Academic Achievement and Conduct. D. Interviews were randomly conducted.  3. Analysis and interpretation of data: frequency count, percentage, mean and chi-square of independence.  Findings:  1. Parents generally authoritative 2. Highest percentage of pupils' academic achievement was moderately satisfactory. and satisfactory in Conduct, Lowest was outstanding in academic and fair in Conduct.  3. No significant relationships both to Academic Achievement and Conduct.  Recommendations: 1. Parenting Styles be considered in School programs.  2. The developed 1year MSP with the following identified concerns be implemented: 1. Value Development 2. Discipline 3. Time Management  4. Academic Achievement. Each with objectives, strategies, activities, persons involved time frame and success indicator.

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Ulysses Yu, Philippine Normal University & St. Stephen's High School, The Philippines
Danilo K. Villena, Philippine Normal University, The Philippines
Jose Rizal Sanchez, Philippine Normal University, The Philippines

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Conference: ACP2018
Stream: Psychology and Education

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