Parental Guidance

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ANALYSIS OF RESPONSES: (Sample Size of 25)
Table No. 1
Case A: Child already admitted to Preschool
13 (52%)

Case B: Child needs to be admitted to Preschool
12(48%)
From the above interviews it was seen that 52% of the parents were in the category of child already admitted to Preschool and 48% of the parents were in the category of child who needed to be admitted to Preschool. Table No. 2: General Information

Parents InterviewedFather Mother
1) Number of Parents6 (24%)19(76%)
Interviewed
The Total sample size of the parents were 25 nos. General information about the child was gathered more from the mothers i.e 19(76%) and only 6(24%) fathers were interviewed. 2) -------------------------------------------------

Occupation Father Mother
a) -------------------------------------------------
In Business8(32%) -
b) -------------------------------------------------
In Service16(64%)1(4%)
c) -------------------------------------------------
In Others1(4%)1(4%)
d) -------------------------------------------------
Homemaker-22(88%)
e) -------------------------------------------------
In Self Employment -1(4%)
It was seen that 88% of the mothers were homemakers and 64% of the fathers were in service, followed by 32% in business. 3) -------------------------------------------------
A) QualificationFather Mother
a) -------------------------------------------------
Post Graduation8(32%)7(28%)
b) -------------------------------------------------
Graduate12(48%)14(56%)
c) -------------------------------------------------
Higher Secondary2(8%)4(16%)
d) -------------------------------------------------
High School3(12%)-
Both Father and Mothers were well qualifies as graduates i.e.56% mothers and 48% fathers, followed by post graduates, father at 32% and mothers at 28% B) Language spoken at home by all
a) English 0(None)
b) Hindi 7(28%)
c) Marathi 11(44%)
d) Others 7(28%)

Since the interviews of the Parents were at Navi-Mumbai, it was seen that the language spoken at home by most of the people were Marathi(44%) followed by Hindi(28%) and also other languages at 28%

C) Family System
a) Joint Family 13(52%)
b) Nuclear Family 12(48%)

It is seen that the joint family system is still dominant in Navi-Mumbai with 52% of the people who prefer to stay with their in-laws and relatives.

D) Gender of the Child
a) Female 15(60%)
b) Male 10(40%)

The ratio of female and male children was 60:40

E) Ordinal position of the child
a) 1st born 22(88%)
b) 2nd born 3(12%)

Young parents with 1st born children were 22 in number i.e. (88%)

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY

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Table 3: Proximity of School from residence
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Proximity Case ACase B
a) -------------------------------------------------
0-5 kms13(52%)11(44%)
b) -------------------------------------------------
6-10 kms-1(4%)
c) -------------------------------------------------
10-20 kms--
Case A : Children already admitted to Preschool
Case B : Children needed to be admitted to Preschool
In both the cases, the parents preferred sending their children to schools at the proximity of (0-5Kms) -------------------------------------------------
Table 4: Preferred PreschoolAB
a) -------------------------------------------------
Attached to the main school8(32%)6(24%)
b) -------------------------------------------------
Stand Alone 4(16%)6(24%)
c) -------------------------------------------------
No Preference 1(4%)-
Parents preferred sending their children attached to the main school rather than the Preschools who were stand alone....
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