Parents’ Role in Children's Learning During and After the Covid-19 Pandemic

  • Budi Rahardjo Universitas Mulawarman
  • Fachrul Rozie
  • Jessika Maulina Universitas Mulawarman

Abstract

When children only see their friends in little squares via Google Meet or Zoom, can teachers really address concepts like the importance of teamwork or how to manage conflict?  This is a learning phenomenon during the COVID-19 pandemic and the era after it. This study aims to see the role of parents as children's learning companions in terms of mentors and motivators when online education takes place. This research using photovoice within phenomenological methodology and have been doing with thematic analysis and collecting data through interviews and observations. The participants were eight parents and one female teacher as a homeroom teacher. The research findings show that although there are many obstacles in online learning for children, learning during the COVID-19 pandemic can still run by involving the role of parents and teachers as pillars of education for preschool-age children. For further research, it is hoped that the findings will be a way in solving learning problems for children.

Keywords: early childhood education, parents’ role, online learning

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Published
2022-04-30
How to Cite
Rahardjo, B., Rozie, F., & Maulina, J. (2022). Parents’ Role in Children’s Learning During and After the Covid-19 Pandemic. Jurnal Pendidikan Usia Dini, 16(1), 69 - 84. https://doi.org/10.21009/JPUD.161.05