Examining the Factors Affecting Family Participation in Preschool Education: The Teachers’ Views

Volume 3 Issue 2 (July 2021)
Sevilay Sarışık Salih Sarışık
Pages: 58-69 Download Count : 1443 View Count: 2507 DOI Number 10.17220/tuara.2021.02.12 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


his study was carried out to determine the opinions of preschool teachers regarding the factors affecting family participation in pre-school education by considering their gender, age, educational status and professional years.The study area of the research consists of 27 preschool teachers working in the Sapanca District of Sakarya Province.In the research, 5 questions were asked to preschool teachers in order to determine the factors affecting family participation in preschool education. Since the interviews were conducted in a computer environment, the data were recorded digitally, then they were converted into written documents and the data were analyzed by means of descriptive analysis method.As a result of the research;It was observed that the primary factors affecting family participation in preschool education contributed to the development of the child. It was observed that working hours was an important factor as the reason for the majority of parents not participating in family participation activities. It was observed that the majority of family participation activities were in class activities. It was observed that that family participation activities generally increased self confidence. It was observed that school administrators generally support the effect on family participotion.

Keywords

  • Family involvement
  • pre-school education
  • school-family cooperation
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