The Role of Parents in Influencing Student’s Satisfaction: A Perspective of Teachers from Public and Private Sector Colleges of Pakistan

Role of Parents in Influencing Student’s Satisfaction


  • Muhammad Haris Department of Anatomy, Nowshera Medical College, Nowshera, Pakistan
  • Sobia Haris Department of Medical Education, Nowshera Medical College, Nowshera, Pakistan
  • Aleena Farman Khan Department of Oral Biology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Sheheryar Khan Department of Medicine and Allied, Northwest Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Farah Deeba Department of Medical Education, Nowshera Medical College, Nowshera, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Jehangir Khan Department of Pediatric Surgery, Makka Medical Center, Nowshera, Pakistan



Parental Preceptions, Qualitative Research, Thematic Analysis


The role of teachers in facilitating the development of improved circumstances has been identified as the main factor determining feasibility. The primary categorization in this regard pertains to their perception of parental involvement in order to improve student satisfaction. Objective: To assess the perceptions of teachers in public and private sector colleges in Pakistan on the role of parents and their involvement in impacting student satisfaction. Method: The study design chosen for this research is qualitative research and the data collection technique is interview. A total of 10 participants were included in this research and the participants were teachers who have been working in public and private sector colleges in Pakistan. The data analysis approach taken for this study is thematic analysis. Results: A total of 5 themes are included and it is found that factors that impact student satisfaction and performance include; student independence, promoting a learning environment at home, time management, offering positive reinforcement, emotional support, parental communication, active listening, and encouraging curiosity. It is also found that perceptions of parents on public and private colleges are linked to income, resources support, socioeconomic factors, education level of parents, and quality of education, and the challenges faced by teachers in building teacher-parent positive relationships comprise of lack of awareness, unrealistic expectations, language barriers, and cultural factors. Conclusions: It is addressed that the role of parents in impacting student satisfaction is significant according to teacher's perception in private and public colleges in Pakistan. 


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DOI: 10.54393/pbmj.v6i12.1009
Published: 2023-12-31

How to Cite

Haris, M., Haris, S., Khan, A. F., Khan, M. S., Deeba, F., & Khan, M. J. (2023). The Role of Parents in Influencing Student’s Satisfaction: A Perspective of Teachers from Public and Private Sector Colleges of Pakistan : Role of Parents in Influencing Student’s Satisfaction. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 6(12), 74–78.



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