The Parents’ Cognition Attitude to Carry Out the Twelve Years Education Policy in Taiwan


This study is about to know the attitude of the parents whose children haven’t been carried out the twelve years education for last three years to this educational policy in Taiwan. We want to know how much the parents know about this policy and how much they support it. We also analyze the problems that bother the parents and the influential factors to know parents actual perception and the relations of the actual requirement. As parents in Changhua, Taiwan to be persons we surveyed, we have delivered 460 questionnaires. We retrieved 388 questionnaires, including 302 valid questionnaires and 86 invalid questionnaires. The effective response rate is 66%. Ways to analyze data include descriptive statistics and one way analysis of variance (ANOVA). The result of this research says: 1. The value of parents knowing about the twelve years education is higher thanthe average. 2. The value of parents supporting to the twelve years education is higher than the average.To the most part of this educational policy, the value of parents supporting it is much higher than the average. 3. The value of parents having faith in the goal of this educational policy and its relevant adjustment is lower than the average. In the survey of how much parents having faith in the goal of this educational policy and its relevant adjustment, there are only three from ten subjects are beyond the average, and the others are below the average.

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Tzong-Shing Cheng, University of Kang Ning, Taiwan
Shu-Wei Chen, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Shu Chen Lee, University of Kang Ning, Taiwan

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Conference: ACEID2015
Stream: Educational policy

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