ERIC Number: ED219139
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: 0
British Columbia Kindergarten Needs Assessment 1980: General Report. A Report to the Ministry of Education, Province of British Columbia.
Mayfield, Margie I.; And Others
The procedures, results, and recommendations of the 1980-81 British Columbia Kindergarten Needs Assessment, the first province-wide kindergarten survey to investigate all aspects of the kindergarten program, are presented in this general report. Kindergarten teachers, district administrators and supervisors of licensed preschools, and a sample of school administrators and first-grade children received questionnaires. Recommendations were made in the following areas: curriculum revision and content, teacher education and qualifications, admission policies, funding, facilities, class size and organization, role of parents, evaluation of children, support services, and future research. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Admission (School), Class Organization, Classroom Environment, Curriculum Guides, Early Childhood Education, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries, Individual Needs, Kindergarten, Needs Assessment, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Program Evaluation, Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Experience
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria.
Identifiers: British Columbia; Continuity
Note: For related document, see PS 012 953.