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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(21); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062122.

The Impact of the Policy of Integrating General and Vocational Education on Parental Education Anxiety and Strategies for Coping


Jinpeng Zhu

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Jinpeng Zhu

Anhui University of Finance and Economics, Bengbu, China


The Development of Inclusive Education Policies in General and Vocational Education and Its Impact on Parental Educational Anxiety and Coping Strategies Inclusive development of general and vocational education is a vital component of educational reform. Research findings indicate that inclusive education policies provide more educational choices and career development opportunities, alleviating parental anxiety regarding traditional educational pathways. However, these policies have also triggered new sources of anxiety, such as uncertainty about emerging careers and the pressure of educational decision-making. The current trend of educational intensification is becoming increasingly severe, and parental educational anxiety persists as a collective mentality. Therefore, there is a growing need for more information and decision support to address educational anxiety. The question of how to reduce parental educational anxiety, promote student well-being, and advance the development of inclusive general and vocational education has become a prominent research issue. In light of this, this paper investigates the current status and influencing factors of parental educational anxiety in the context of inclusive general and vocational education policies. It analyses the origins of parental educational anxiety and how parents should navigate and adapt within the framework of inclusive education policy development. It explores new approaches to alleviate parental educational anxiety and proposes strategies and recommendations at the national, school, and parental levels to assist parents and educational administrators in better addressing parental educational anxiety issues.


Inclusive Education Policies; Educational Intensification; Educational Anxiety; Educational Choices

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Jinpeng Zhu. The Impact of the Policy of Integrating General and Vocational Education on Parental Education Anxiety and Strategies for Coping. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 21: 133-139. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062122.


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