International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Influence of Parental Socioeconomic Status on Their Involvement at Home
Faisal Ibrahim Mohammad Al-Matalka

The present study focuses on the relationship between parent’s socioeconomic status and parental involvement strategies in their child’s education among Jordanian parents who have enrolled their children in governmental schools. The total sample of the present study was 150 Jordanian students who completed their (Tawjeehi) education at governmental schools. The sampling design is based on purposive convenient method. A questionnaire technique was used to obtain quantitative data related to parental socioeconomic background and their involvement strategies in their children education from the select ed parents. The results revealed that regardless of parental socioeconomic status the found to be involved in their children education. However, the educational level of the parents has greater impact on parental involvement strategies than parental occupation and income. As a result, the study provides findings and suggestions that can inform future research, family care agencies, educational institutions, social work agencies and interventions to the important of parental involvement and their role in helping their children to have better education.

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