[OPINION] Importance of Parents in the lives of their ward’s education

[OPINION] Importance of Parents in the lives of their ward’s education

Jane D. Hull once said and l quote ” At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.

The role of a parent in the lives of their ward’s education can never be overemphasized. It is pertinent to note that the parents regard as the main role models and their attitude towards the Education of their wards is very crucial.

Parent plays a significant role in the education of their wards in addition, their engagement in learning is critical to their wards achievement.

Education is the best legacy a parent can give to his /her wards.

If a parent invests in their ward’s education they are investing in the future.

The parent should pay attention to the passion of their children so as not to kill their drive. In addition, parents must stop imposing career on their children.

Parents should invest more in their children’s academics.

As parents, we must show more interest in the development of our children. Mother plays the largest role in a child’s education but children need support from both parents to reach their academic potential. A child whose both parents show active interest in their education tend to become more balanced and responsible.

A parent must realize they are the first teacher for their children. They should encourage and allow them to ask questions, in addition, let them explore their environment and make mistakes without shouting at them.

God has deposited talents and spirit of creativity in every human being but parent kill those gifts and talent ignorantly with the way they handle their children.

Research conducted by Global partnership for education shows that when parents are involved in their children’s education, children are more engaged with their school work, stay in school longer, and achieve better learning outcomes. This also translates into long term- economic and social benefits.

By Shosanya Babatunde Oluwaseyi PhD in View.

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