Parents' Perceptions of Children's School Readiness During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Raden Sri Martini Meilanie UNIVERSITAS NEGERI JAKARTA
  • Winda Gunarti Universitas Negeri Jakarta
  • Astari Yaumil Hassan Tim Penelti Kemendikbud Program Organisasi Penggerak

Abstract

Children's school readiness is important to discuss because learning loss is an obstacle in preparing early childhood to enter elementary school. This study aims to look at parents' perceptions of their children's readiness for school during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. This study uses a quantitative descriptive survey research design to collect measurable data for statistical analysis from a population sample. The results show that preparing children for school during and after the COVID-19 pandemic is very different from the usual practice. Parents are required to provide appropriate stimulation to children at home to replace the role of teachers at school and restore the motivation and willingness of children to enter elementary school. The perception of parents is certainly very influential on the stimulation that will be given to children.

Keywords: early childhood education, parents’ perceptions, school readiness

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Published
2022-04-30
How to Cite
Raden Sri Martini Meilanie, Gunarti, W., & Yaumil Hassan, A. (2022). Parents’ Perceptions of Children’s School Readiness During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic. Jurnal Pendidikan Usia Dini, 16(1), 162 - 171. https://doi.org/10.21009/JPUD.161.11