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Confident Parent, Better Homeschooling

A study done by researchers at Institute of Child Development and Education at University of Amsterdam showed that home schooling was better in households during pandemic when parents' had a heightened sense of self-efficacy in their teaching skills which also helped reduced parent-child conflicts. Parents' socio-economic status had little influence on their self-efficacy in teaching.  They found that having an organised household and help from school contributed to parents’ higher sense of self-efficacy and thereby less conflict with their children. The findings are based on a study of 173 parents in rural Netherlands who had children in the age group of 4-7.  Schools should consider parents as novice teachers and provide support to help their children learn.


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