Parent homework woes

26th March 2010 at 00:00

More than eight out of 10 parents say they struggle to help their children with their homework (right), according to a report released this week. The study, commissioned by Becta - the Government's education IT adviser - showed that 83 per cent of parents surveyed said they find it difficult when it comes to their children's homework. The survey, I'm Stuck - Can You Help Me, spoke to 2,000 parents and 2,000 nine to 13-year-olds; 84 per cent of parents said their school gives little or no guidance when it comes to homework, while 58 per cent of children said their parents often confuse them.

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