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Factors influencing parents’ decision in choosing private schools

Yaacob, Noor Alyani and Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Bachok, Syahriah (2014) Factors influencing parents’ decision in choosing private schools. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 153. 242-253. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

This research examines the factors considered by parents when deciding to enroll their children in private schools. Based on literature review, some eight factors have been identified, but this research only deals with four. According to the data analysis, parents part emphasizing on the importance of private schools’ syllabus, schools’ environment and facilities when selecting to enroll their children in private schools. The academic performance of the school was placed third in preference, with fourth factor considered being the quality teachers that the school possessed. The research was conducted by using quantitative approaches and carried out via structural self–administrated closedended questionnaires through questionnaire survey method.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3833/39505
Uncontrolled Keywords: Factors; private schools; parents; decision; referable
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD72 Economic growth, development, planning
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Mariana Mohamed Osman
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2014 16:05
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 12:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39505

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