The 69% of parents who participated in his research Cyprus Institute of Statistics (CIS) replied that their children do not try the same in online lessons.
According to an announcement by the Institute, the survey was conducted between 10 and 12 January 2022 and concerned people aged 35 and over (parents with children in Gymnasium / Lyceum) and covered the whole territory with a sample size of 476 persons and by the method of simple random stratified sampling.
The information was collected through telephone interviews. The evaluation of the research results was done by the method of point estimation.
As stated, "the main object of the research was to investigate the question of whether students try the same in online lessons in relation to physical presence. The result of the research showed that 69% do not try the same in online courses and that only the 31% make the same effort».
Specifically in the question "Does your child make the same effort in online lessons in relation to physical attendance at school?", the percentage 31% showed that tries the same in online courses in relation to physical presence, while its percentage 69% do not try the same in online lessons in relation to physical presence at school.
An equally important element of research is that parents believe their children will have lower exam scores due to online courses. The percentage who believe in this view amounts to 73% and only the 27% that it will have the same score by attending classes in person.
The KIS states that there is a large worry from the parents of high school and high school students that online lessons create students who turn their backs on the school, and that the online school reduces students' effort to acquire knowledge and students have lower expectations.