The Current and Desirable Statuses of The Internal Quality Assurance System of The Child Development Center Focusing on The Concept of Executive Functions
Keywords:Internal Quality Insurance of Child Development Center, Executive Functions Concept, and Cognitive Functions
The present research explored the current and desirable statuses of the internal quality assurance system of the child development center (CDC) with a focus on executive functions (EF) concept. The study population included 19,859 CDCs throughout the country which are under the local administrative organizations (LAO). The sample size of 392 CDCs was determined by using Yamane’s sample size tables with a confidence coefficient of 95%. The questionnaire was used as a research tool. Statistical analysis presented frequency, percentage, mean, and standard deviation. The findings were as follows. 1) The overall current status of the CDC internal quality assurance system by EF concept was at high level (
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