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Children’s’ travel to school and parents’ criteria in the school selection: Gombak district

Ibrahim, Nuraihan and Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Bachok, Syahriah (2018) Children’s’ travel to school and parents’ criteria in the school selection: Gombak district. Asian Journal of Quality of Life, 3 (9 (January-February)). pp. 47-56.

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Abstract

School is a nucleus of the society. School development should be planned based on the sustainable concept. The purpose of this paper is to determining parents’ criteria in selecting the suitable public school for their children. There are various factors underlying in determining the school selection which are location, distance, school facilities, academic school’s performance, extra-curricular and school environment. The findings showed that academic school’s performance is the most important criteria of parents in selecting school for enrolling children. Hopefully, the paper will benefit the local authority, parents as well as children in term of public school development in the community

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3833/61723
Uncontrolled Keywords: school; school development; parents; criteria
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT51 Human settlements. Communities
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Mariana Mohamed Osman
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2018 10:29
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2018 02:02
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61723

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