Práticas educativas familiares em meios favorecidos e vida acadêmica: o caso de uma escola da rede particular de ensino
Ferraz, Wendel Renato
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The current paper analyzes the configuration of familiar educational practices in favorable environment related to the academic life of the offspring. The research which has a qualitative character was taken place through a study case involving families of a private educational institution in the city of Limeira in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The main purpose is to identify which family practices can be transformed in cultural capital and analyze through those practices the familiar ethos subsequent to them. Regarding the studies in this field for the last few years, it could be verified the need for increasing in researches which take into consideration the Brazilian reality, its socio-economic context and the new family that is shaped according to recent demographic data. The results point to influences of the cultural capital and familiar ethos of families in social network with higher involvement in the academic life of the offspring and strategies to deal with the school difficulties of the children. The profile and the familiar practices also indicate the conversion of economic and cultural capital. This way, the study intends to supply with new contributions and strategies of following the study time and the educational institution chosen by the families, as well as give subsides to schools which seek an improvement of their relationship with the families and to elaborate educational propositions not only with higher quality but also adequate to their costumers needs. It was reported that the cultural capital of the families, if placed in conditions to allow its transmission and also allied to academic expectations, operates good influence in the academic life of the children, and can be showed in a favorable academic trajectory.