A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY TO ASSESS THE ATTITUDE OF PARENTS TOWARDS SCHOOL ABSENTEEISM OF THEIR CHILDREN AFTER COVID -19 OUTBREAK IN SELECTED COMMUNITY AREA AT KOLLAM
Athulya Das, Brise Joseph, Deepa S., Feba Saji John, Grana B. Thomas and Prince Christopher*
The research project undertaken was " A descriptive study to assess the attitude of parents towards school absenteeism of their children after COVID-19 outbreak in selected community areas at Kollam ". The objectives of the study were to assess the attitude of parents towards school absenteeism of their children after COVID-19 outbreak, and to find out the association between attitude of parents towards school absenteeism of their children after COVID-19 outbreak with selected demographic variables. Non probability sampling technique was used to select parents of school going children. The knowledge of parents was assessed by using a structured questionnaire. The analysis of the data was based on the objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings of the present study revealed that there was an association between attitude and demographic variables such as age of child, gender of child, number of children, education of child, education of parents, type of family, economic status. Based on the findings of the study, it is recommended that a similar kind of study can be conducted for a large group.
Keywords: Assess, Attitude, School Absenteeism, Children, COVID-19.
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