城乡父母教育“狼性”大PK

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The battle song of the tiger-mother has just ended,the wolf-dad’s disputes start. How many wolf-like ingredients are there in theidea of Chinese traditional education? What is the difference between the ruraland urban parents' wolf cruelty in education? The survey on the theme of theJune 1-Children's Day by Horizon Research Consultancy Group finds that 82.5 percent of the parents stubbornlythink that they know how to treat their children better; rural parents are morein favor of the idea that children grow successful by corporal punishment;30.8% of urban parents like to plan the future for their children through theirown experience.


82.5% of parents are stubborn in their idea of education


Being stubborn andclosed-minded is the importantcommon characteristic of the tiger-mother and wolf-dad. As to the idea that “Iknow how to treat children better”, more than 80% of parents agree with it.


A further survey shows that, rural parents are more stubborn, with85.7% holding this idea, which is higher than parents from cities (76.8%) andsmall towns (81.4%) in proportion. Meanwhile the higher educational attainmentof parents, the lower level of stubbornness is (Low educational attainment:83.9%; secondary attainment: 82.4%; high attainment: 65.7%).This reflects onone hand their confidence of their own idea of education, and some stubbornnesson the other hand.


Corporal punishment, interference in their future andbreaking promise are the three sins of the wolf-like education


As to other aspects ofthe wolf-like education, parents tend to violate the three commandments:"confident strike" (27.3% making them successful by strike: 10.7%;with both stick and carrot: 16.6%), "frequent restrictions” (19.9%) andthe "wild mouth" (16.6%).

Diagram:  comparison of wolf cruelty ingredients in theidea of
education between urban, town and rural parents.




Data source: “2012 Children’s Day theme survey” byHorizon Research and Consultancy Group.


Further analysis shows that, there is difference ofwolf ingredients in the idea of education between urban and rural parents.


"Confidentstrike": rural parents believe more in the idea of "making themsuccessful by strike”.11.9%of rural parents agree to the idea of “making them successful by strike”, whileonly 7.3% of urban parents hold the same view; at the same time, the proportionof rural parents who agree to the idea of “both stick and carrot” (20.7%) is10% higher than that of urban parents (7.1%).As to this idea, parents fromsmall towns are more liable to agree with the rural parents.


“Frequent restriction”: as to friendship andfuture, urban parents are more liable to focus on both. As to their children’s future andfriendship, urban parents are more intervening. The survey shows that, urbanparents always plan for their children’s future through their own experience(urban: 30.8%, small town: 22.6%, rural: 21%), and even intervene into theirchildren’s social circles (urban: 12.4%, small town: 9.1%, rural: 10.2%).


“Wild mouth”: 24.1% of rural parents don’tkeep their promises. Ruralparents are not prudential enough in their promises to children.24.1% of ruralparents agree to the idea that “to give false promise to make childrencompliant”, the proportion is higher than that of urban and town parents(urban: 17.2%, small town: 13.4%).


background explanation: the survey adopts multi-stage random sampling, during March and Aprilin 2012, interviewing at family 3175 permanent residents above 18 years old in12 cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing and 12 towns and their ruralareas in Shaowu, Nanping of Fujian Province and Dashiqiao, Yingkou of LiaoningProvince. The data results have been weighted according to the actual size ofthe population. At the 95% confidence level, the sampling error is±1.13%

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