Received: 23rd April 2022; Revised: 17th June 2022, 30th June 2022; Accepted: 08th July 2022


  • Saniya G Abirin Integrated Laboratory High School, Western Mindanao State University Zamboanga City, Philippines



Home-Based Education, Learning Attitudes, Parent and Teacher’s Support, Engagement


This study investigated the extent of Social Support (SS) received by junior high school (JHS) students relative to Students’ Attitude (SA) towards Home-Based Education (HBE) during the Covid-19 pandemic. A descriptive - survey approach was used employing a stratified random sampling to determine samples from N= 75,542 JHS students enrolled in 42 public secondary schools in Zamboanga City Division for SY 2020-2021. The stratification and post-stratification were conducted across gender/grade level, and age/SES respectively. Data collection was done via online and offline, and data obtained were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Based on the results obtained, teachers provide the most Emotional, Informational & Appraisal Support while parents provide the most Instrumental Support; the overall students’ attitude towards HBE is High; SS has a significant moderate relationship with students’ attitude; and SS varies significantly across grade level, and age.


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How to Cite

Abirin, S. G. (2022). SOCIAL SUPPORT AND STUDENTS’ ATTITUDE TOWARD HOME-BASED EDUCATION : Received: 23rd April 2022; Revised: 17th June 2022, 30th June 2022; Accepted: 08th July 2022 . Docens Series in Education, 3, 53–70.