A Relationship Between Parental Involvement and Learning Achievment of Islamic Education in National Religious Secondary Schools Kuala Terengganu Malaysia

Ubale, Adamu Zakiyu and Abdullah, Abdul Hakim (2015) A Relationship Between Parental Involvement and Learning Achievment of Islamic Education in National Religious Secondary Schools Kuala Terengganu Malaysia. In: International Conference on Empowering Islamic Civilization in the 21st Century (ICIC2015), 6th-7th September 2015, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak Campus, Kuala Terengganu.

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Abstract

Lack of parental involvement in learning Islamic Education helps to increase the rate of failure in the school and negatively affect the learning interest as well as motivation for children. Nowadays, most of the parents do not involve in their children’s education whereby those have already involved do not know which of the types of involvement that best predict the learning performance of Islamic Education. This study aims to identify the types of parental involvement that best predict the learning performance of Islamic Education. It also focus to determine the extend to which parental involvement relate to Islamic education performanceas well as a intrinsic motivation on learning Islamic Education. In carrying out this study, the researcher utilized quantitative approach; a correlation and survey type of descriptive research have been adopted. Two seperate questionnaires were administred to a sample of 335 parents with their children attending the National Religious Secondary Schools known as SMKA in Kuala Terengganu. Multiple regressions and Pearson’s’ product-moment correlation coefficient were employed as statistical tools for data analysis through using a statistical package for social science often known as (SPSS) version 19. The findings revealed that collaboration with community appeared with the highest value followed by learning at home and then volunteering. Therefore, they are the only types with the highest value that significantly predicted the learning performance of Islamic Education. Result also indicated that, there was a high moderate positive correlation between parental involvement and Islamic Education’s performance. It also shown a high moderate positive correlation between parental involvement and intrinsic motivation in learning Islamic Education. This study provides some recommendations. Firstly, parents, regarding their involvement should pay more attention and provide their maximum support in the above prescribed areas as they are the only types discovered to have the best prediction on the learning performance of Islamic Education. Secondly, schools should put some endeavour to plan tirelessly, so as to strengthen their commitment and enhance their relationship with parents as they are the co-partners in learning achievement of Islamic Education. The study will benefit parents, children, school as well as entire community in general.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: parents, parental involvement, learning achievement, Islamic Education, SMKA
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Contemporary Islamic Studies
Depositing User: AP Dr. Abdul Hakim Abdullah
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2015 04:53
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2015 04:53
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/4019

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