Obstacle and Breakthrough of Father’s Involvement in Early Childhood Education: An Analysis on Families with Different Structures

  •  Jihui Gu    


Father’s involvement in early childhood participants can be influenced by family structures. Presently, the number of nuclear families is decreasing in China with the increase of families where fathers are absent or grandparents participate in parenting. Therefore, fathers in China are now facing the lack of motivations, skills, time, situations and method to participate in kids’ early childhood education. To break them through, a father needs support from the society, the kindergarten and the family to assist him to try participating actively into parenting.

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