Parental choice of primary schools in Hong Kong

Ming Yan NGAN, Chak CHUNG

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This study adopted qualitative and quantitative methods in drawing data through a pilot questionnaire survey and focus interviews in chosen schools. Twelve influential factors have been identified: School Reputation; Learning Atmosphere; Quality of Teaching Staff; Results of SSPA; Quantity of Homework; Learning Content; School Activities; School Building, Facilities and Resources; Home-School Cooperation; School Location; Recommendations from Other Parents, and Pupils’ Conduct in Public. The author then presented two recommendations for practice and further research for school practitioners. Copyright © 2004 香港中文大學香港教育研究所.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-105
JournalJournal of Basic Education
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2004


Ngan, M-Y., & Chung, C. (2004). Parental choice of primary schools in Hong Kong. Journal of Basic Education, 13(2), 79-105.

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