This study adopted the qualitative and quantitative method in drawing data through a pilot, questionnaire survey and focus interview phases in Tai Po schools. There are 12 influential factors had been identified: School Reputation; Learning Atmosphere; Quality of Teaching Staff; Results of SSPA; Quantity of Homework; Learning Content; School Activities; School Building, Facilities and Resource; Home-School Cooperation; School Location; Recommendations from Other Parent, and Pupils Conduct in Public. At the end of the paper, the author presented two recommendations for practice and further research for school practitioners.
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2005|
CitationNgan, M.-Y., & Chung, C. (2005, April). The Chinese perspectives on the parental choice of an elementary school in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association: Demography and Democracy in the Era of Accountability, Montréal, Quebec.
- Primary Education
- Teacher Education and Professional Development