Parental Perceptions about Further Education for their Children with Hearing Impairment

Authors

  • Ghazala Ishrat Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Faisal Anis Assistant Professor Department of Education, University of Management and Technology Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Iram Rafaqat Senior Special Education Teacher, Department of Special Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-II)10

Keywords:

Career Education, Further Education, Underemployment, Unemployment

Abstract

This research aimed to explore the perception of the parents of children with hearing impairment for further education. Further Education covers education and training after secondary level education. The researcher takes this term as higher education and vocational training. Keeping in view limited career opportunities for these students. Parents are confused to select the career for their special children. That's why it is very important to know about their perception regarding future concerns of their children. In this quantitative research, the descriptive methodology was used for survey by using self-made questionnaire. 324 parents have participated for research. Response of a majority of the parents was positive towards Vocational Training of their children for the better social and economic adjustments. This research highlighted a new direction for arranging and starting vocational and skill-oriented programs for hearing impaired students and such initiatives will encourage them to live an independent life.

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Published

2023-03-16

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How to Cite

Ishrat, G., Anis, F., & Rafaqat, I. (2023). Parental Perceptions about Further Education for their Children with Hearing Impairment. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 7(2), 104–126. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-II)10