Parental involvement in developing english reading habit of young learners

  • I Komang Dedik Susila Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia
  • Luh Putu Artini Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia
  • Ni Nyoman Padmadewi Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia


This study aimed at analyzing parents’ involvement in developing English reading habit of young learners. This study was conducted towards elementary school students in North Bali Bilingual School Bali. This study was in the form of descriptive qualitative research and the data were collected through observations and in-depth-interview to students, parents, teachers, and principle. The finding shows that parental involvements can be programmed and occasional due to time of occurrence. Types of parental involvement existed on NBBS are parenting, communicating, volunteering, learning at home, decision making, and collaborating with the community. These six types can be seen clearly on teacher-student-parent conference and empowering reading log. They have been found to be very effective in forming students’ reading habit. The system of reading log leads parents to accompany students to read daily while the conference controls the involvements of parents. These involvements can foster the formation of reading habit.