International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Pre-Service Teacher’s Attitudes toward the Role, Value, Utility, and Contribution of Nurseries
Dragani Maria, Draganis Antonios

The theme of our project is care and treatment infants receive in nurseries. More specifically, the objective of the study was to investigate the attitudes of pedagogical departments’ students toward the role, value, utility, and in particular, contribution of nurseries. The sample consisted of 61 students of the Department of Early Childhood Education School University of Western Macedonia, Florina and 105 students of the Department of Educational and Social Policy, University of Macedonia. To illustrate the results, techniques of multivariate statistical analysis were used which showed that the area of the nursery operates not only as a space of babysitting but plays an important role in shaping a healthy infant's personality, as well.

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