The Relation Between the Parental Educational Level and the Participation of School Team in Junior Secondary Student in Sha Tin Methodist College in Hong Kong Essay

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The relation between the parental educational level and the participation of school team in junior secondary student in Sha Tin Methodist College in Hong Kong Chester Lui Abstract The purpose of the study was to identify the relationship among parental educational level, the secondary students’ participation level of school sport team and to examine the relationship between parental educational level and the supporting level. A three factored questionnaire administered to a convenient sample of 74 female and 62 male junior secondary students. Simple calculation and the summative scale were adopted to convert the educational level as well as the supporting level into score which the highest is 10. Through quantitative questionnaire survey, different kinds of factors affecting the adolescents participating in school sport team were discovered. These were (a) parental educational level, (b) father educational level, (c) mother educational level. The result shows that participation level in school team of the subjects is positively associated with their parental educational level. Significant and positive correlations are found between mother educational level and the participation level of the subject, while the correlation between father educational level and the participation level of the subject is not significant. The study also shows us that the association between the parental educational level and their supporting level on those school team athletes is not significant. It is concluded that junior secondary student ability and their motivation taking part in sport school team is associated with mother educational level, which may because of many factors behind. A further study on how educational level of mother is affected to the participation of sport school team is suggested. Introduction Social classes are an important fact of public life. Although

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