Children’s Readiness for Entering the Primary School Among Full-Day and Regular Kindergarten Students

Siti Nurina Hakim, Septiansyah Rizky Yuwana Putra

Abstract

There are two types of kindergarten programs in Indonesia, the full day and the regular one. Both of them will give different result on the readiness of children for entering the primary school. The aim of this study was to determine the children’s readiness differences between full-day kindergarten students and the regular ones to enter the primary school. The population of this study was kindergarten students in Boyolali, samples were taken by purposive random sampling method, 81 students from Aisyiyah Kindergarten and Al-Hikam Kindergarten were taken for this study. The data analysis method of this study was t-test method. Based on data analysis result, there was an average children’s readiness difference between the full-day kindergarten students and the regular ones, the average readiness value of regular kindergarten students was 144.31 while the full-day ones was 155.82 with the significance of p=0.038 (p<0.05), which means there was a students’ readiness difference from both types of kindergarten. The result of this study indicates that: (1) there are some children’s readiness differences for entering the primary schools. (2) The children’s readiness of the full-day kindergarten students is high-catagorized. (3) The children’s readiness of the regular kindergarten students is average-categorized.

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Hakim S. and Putra S. (2018). Children’s Readiness for Entering the Primary School Among Full-Day and Regular Kindergarten Students.In Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH, ISBN 978-989-758-343-8, pages 389-392. DOI: 10.5220/0007421303890392


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ancosh18,
author={Siti Nurina Hakim and Septiansyah Rizky Yuwana Putra},
title={Children’s Readiness for Entering the Primary School Among Full-Day and Regular Kindergarten Students},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,},
year={2018},
pages={389-392},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007421303890392},
isbn={978-989-758-343-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,
TI - Children’s Readiness for Entering the Primary School Among Full-Day and Regular Kindergarten Students
SN - 978-989-758-343-8
AU - Hakim S.
AU - Putra S.
PY - 2018
SP - 389
EP - 392
DO - 10.5220/0007421303890392