International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014 | Rating: 6.3 / 10


Parent Teacher Communication in School: An Analysis in terms of Enabling and Disabling Factors as Perceived by Teachers

Dr. Vijay Kumar Grover [4]


Abstract: The paper is an attempt to understand significant factors involved in parent teacher communication as perceived by teachers. Various neutral types of items which could be possible enabling or disabling factors were responded to by teachers and put to cluster analysis. Analysis revealed factors which could be enabling and others as disabling in nature. Parent attitude, Parents sociability, Child sociability, Child behaviour and Child personality are enabling factors for parent teacher communication. . Like wise Parents priority, Parents education, Transparency of school, Principals functioning; Teachers accountability and communication skills are disabling factors. There are some factors which were really neutral and categorised as both enabling as well as disabling ones. Teachers believe factors- Parent ego, Parent age, Child sociability, parents sincerity and child age can work as enabling of disabling depending on context and time. Meaning there by teachers can use these as to their advantage as well as disadvantage depending upon how they handle the situations. As perceived by teachers, there are some factors which have no affect whatsoever on parent teacher communication.


Keywords: Parent teacher communication, Parent, Teacher, communication, cluster analysis, enabling factors, disabling factors


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,


Pages: 820 - 825


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