The Chinese perspectives on the parental choice of an elementary school in Hong Kong

Ming Yan NGAN, Chak CHUNG

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2005

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Citation

Ngan, 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.

Keywords

  • Primary Education
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development