Parental Choice: Facilitators and Barriers of Utilizing Childcare Centers in Karachi, Pakistan

International Journal of Asian Education

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Title Parental Choice: Facilitators and Barriers of Utilizing Childcare Centers in Karachi, Pakistan
 
Creator Premani, Zahra
Kurji, Zohra
Mithani, Yasmin
 
Subject Choice
Childcare centers
Parent Perceptions
Facilitators
Barriers
 
Description This qualitative study explored parental perceptions regarding parent's choice of quality childcare centers in urban areas of Karachi, Pakistan. Sixteen participants were selected from two centers in different geographical areas. For parents, the most common reason for selecting the childcare centers was the lack of other available options such as family support. Availability and accessibility of childcare centers were reported as supporting factors, while lack of family support, lack of information, and violent city conditions were identified as barriers to choosing childcare centers. In addition, husband support was perceived as a facilitator and a barrier to choosing childcare centers.
 
Publisher Research and Education Development (READ) Institute
 
Date 2021-05-15
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
application/epub+zip
 
Identifier https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/179
10.46966/ijae.v2i2.179
 
Source International Journal of Asian Education; Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021): IJAE Vol. 02, No. 2, June 2021; 182-194
2722-8592
2723-746X
10.46966/ijae.v2i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/179/88
https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/179/89
https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/179/90
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Zahra Premani, Zohra Kurji, Yasmin Mithani
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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