Published Jun 30, 2021

Mingyue Liao

Shike Zhou

Ronghua Ying  


Taking the elementary students of grade 5 in Jiangsu Province as the object, the research is carried out on the family and peer factors that affect the academic pressure of elementary students. The results show that parent-child relationships and peer relationships are critical protective factors for elementary students’ academic pressure. The parent-child relationship negatively predicts the academic pressure and affects its academic pressure through the peer relationship, while self-esteem regulates the relationship between the peer relationship and the academic pressure. The study results suggest that constructing a good parent-child relationship and peer relationship while improving children’s self-esteem positively impacts elementary students to cope with academic pressure.


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Elementary Students, Academic Pressure, Parent-Child Relationship, Peer Relationship, Self-Esteem

Supporting Agencies

This study was supported by the major research project of the Ministry of Education’s philosophy and social science research. The phased achievement of “Research on the Evaluation Index System of High-quality Education Development” (Project #: 20JZD053).

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Liao, M., Zhou, S., & Ying, R. (2021). The Influence of Parent-Child Relationship on the Academic Pressure of Elementary Students: A Moderated Mediation Model-Based on the Survey and Analysis of 38,069 Elementary Students . Science Insights Education Frontiers, 9(1), 1161–1182. https://doi.org/10.15354/sief.21.or035
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