Relationship Between Selected Variables of Parental Stress During Early Childhood Education

Authors

  • Kiran Akhtar Govt. Associate College, Dhoke Hassu, Rawalpindi - Pakistan Author
  • Muhammad Imran Yousuf Department of Education, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi – Pakistan Author
  • Ammara Ajaib Department of Education, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi – Pakistan Author

Abstract

Parental stress is as experience of parents not only because of child-care, but also due to their community and environmental conditions, duties and everyday life. Research focused on investigation of stress among parents related to their children at early-childhood education and to explore the relationship between child’s behavior, parents’ expectations, family relationship, socio-economic status, social support, parental satisfaction and child’s responsibilities. All the parents of the students studying ECE at private schools in the areas of Rawalpindi constituted as the population of this research study. The target population consisted of all the parents of students from 10 randomly selected private schools of Rawalpindi. During scheduled parent-teachers meeting, the parents’ voluntary participation was demanded. Based upon their consent 145 parents of children from 10 private schools at Rawalpindi were available for the sample of study through purposive sampling. A selfdeveloped questionnaire containing items related to seven aspects of parental stress was developed on five-point Likert scale. The data were analyzed with the help of descriptive mean, SD, and Pearson r. The current study shows that highest levels of stress among parents of these children. The economic disadvantage is also a leading cause for parental stress and minor social support tended to report extra parental stress. The results of the study highlighted the understanding of parents’ stress in ECE

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Published

04-01-2024

How to Cite

Relationship Between Selected Variables of Parental Stress During Early Childhood Education . (2024). Wah Academia Journal of Social Sciences, 2(01), 117-127. https://wahacademia.com/index.php/journal/article/view/13