Parentsâ€™ Perceptions of the Singapore Primary School System
Leonard Lim and
Teng Siao See
Working Papers from eSocialSciences
In 2016, the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) conducted a Survey on Parental Perceptions of Education with 1,500 citizen and PR parents to obtain a quantitative picture of sentiments towards Singaporeâ€™s primary school system. The respondentsâ€™ demographics mirrored the general population except for the gender ratio; it was asked that the parent predominantly responsible for making decisions relating to primary school education to complete the survey, and more women were represented. Broadly, the results indicate that the vast majority of Singaporean parents are generally pleased with the local education systemâ€™s structure, processes and outcomes.
Keywords: eSS; parents perception; education system; school system; sentiments; primary school system; gender ratio; decision making; education system structure; school attendance; enrollment; childâ€™s education. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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