Parents are the child's first teachers and the home is the child's first class. Parent participation offers numerous benefits to a child's education, including increases in student participation and academic achievement. Taking an interest in and praising academic achievements help to instill in children the value of education. Subsequently, students are more likely to take responsibility for their learning, have greater motivation and aspirations, and improve their academic results.
Even for children, it is essential to establish close ties with the teacher, as they are one of the few trusted adults in their lives. Through PTA meetings and individual contacts, you can encourage your child to get to know their teachers better. The measures of parental participation used in studies in developing countries are based on scales that have been established in the context of developed countries, where parental participation may be different (Chowa et al. In Ghana, parental involvement in the home was found to be positively associated with academic performance, while parental involvement in school was negatively associated (Chowa et al.