Evaluation of Public and Private Schools Physical Environment Standardized Features in Kirkuk City
Mosul Journal of Nursing,
2013, Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 27-34
AbstractBackground and aim: In the case of Kirkuk City and Iraq as a whole, the previous study concerns and guidelines become even more pressing , given that this Middle Eastern country has been subjected to years of neglect, damage, and deterioration, exacerbated and compounded by a series of wars. In fact, Iraqi researches state that prior to 1990, education was a thriving sector in Iraq. However, after two decades of war and deprivation, the quality and availability of learning deteriorated dramatically. Therefore, the present study conducted in order to evaluate the public and private schools' physical environment Standardized features in Kirkuk City and to compare between them. Materials and method: A descriptive comparative design is employed through the present study from April 1st, 2012 to May 20th, 2013. An instrument of (141) item is constructed for the purpose of the study.
A purposive (nonprobability) sample is selected for the study which includes (44) school; (22) private and (22) public of Kirkuk Education Directorate. Data are analyzed through the application the approaches of descriptive statistical data analysis and inferential statistical data analysis ones. Results: The findings of the study present that the overall evaluation depicts the significant difference between public and private schools' physical environment standardized features. Conclusion: The overall evaluation presents a significant difference between public and private schools' physical environment standardized features. Keywords: public and private schools, physical environment, Kirkuk city
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