Preference in School Choice We're group of educators conducting a research on local vs private education. We humbly request a few minutes of your time to fill up this form 1. Do you have children? * Yes No 2. How many kids do you have and how old are they? * Number of kids Nursery Preschool Primary School Secondary School Other 3. Did you ever consider sending your child to a private school? * Yes No Parents' Background 1. What is your approximate total household income, from all sources, for a month? * Below RM1,000 RM1,000-RM5,000 RM5,000-RM10,000 Above RM10,000 2. What is the highest level of education you or your spouse have received? * High School/Diploma or less Vocational School Bachelor's Degree Post Graduate Education 3. What race best describes your child? * Malay Chinese Indian Others Parents' Satisfaction of Government Schools 1. How would you characterize the overall quality of our government schools? * Poor Fair Good Excellent 2. As a parent, which aspect of government schools would you like to see improved? (you can select more than one option). * Teaching and learning quality Student’s personal development Co-curriculum and sports Infrastructure and facilities Community, cultural and environment programs OtherOther Parent Satisfaction of Private Schools 1. How would you characterize the overall quality of private schools? * Poor Fair Good Excellent 2. As a parent, which aspect of private schools would you consider requires focus or improvement? (You can select more than one option) * Teaching and learning quality Student’s personal development Co-curriculum and sports Infrastructure and facilities Community, cultural and environment programs OtherOther Priorities of School Choice 1. If private school is the school of your choice, would English with IGCSE syllabus be your preferred medium? * Low Priority Medium Priority High Priority 2. Does the private school need to be close to your home? * Low Priority Medium Priority High Priority 3. Does the private school need to have an infrastructure similar to government school? * Disagree Agree 4. Will you send your child to a private school that is close to your home which provides a holistic* curriculum? * Yes No *(holistic curriculum: covers wide range of subjects, learner-centered & quality assessment resources, student’s self-development, co-curriculums & sports, music, IT knowledge and community & environment programs) 5. Will you send your child to this private school if it is housed in a shop lot with tight security? * Yes No 6. If your answer is No, please state your reason: 7. Will you send your child to this school if it cost you RM1200 to RM1500 per month? Yes No 8. As a parent, what is your highest priority when choosing a school for your child * Quality (Academic & Values) Affordability Distance School Buildings/Infrastructure Co-curriculum & Sports 9. Despite having such a school close to my home, I still choose to send my child to a government school? If your answer is Yes, please proceed to question no 10 * Yes No 10. I choose government school to educate my child because… It already has a holistic curriculum It is free It is near my home I went to a government school and I want my child to go to a government school as well.