Overbearing parents can damage academic outcomes, says study

Overbearing parents can damage academic outcomes, says study
 

Overbearing parents who aim too high for their children, exceeding realistic expectations for their educational outcomes, can have a negative impact on their children’s results, researchers have found.
A Reading University study confirms previous research that children of parents with higher hopes do better academically than those whose parents aspire less. Critically, however, those aspirations have to be realistic, otherwise parents run the risk of damaging their children’s academic outcomes.
Researchers analysed data from a five-year German study (2002 to 2007) of 3,530 11- to... read more

 
7 March 2018 in Learning, Views: 36
Source: Guardian
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