About conditions and evaluations of childcare facilities for preschool-aged children: - A report about the results of national questionnaire survey on child-care facilities -

Ryoko Kurakazu*, Asuka Yamada, Masayuki Sato, Takaaki Koga

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The questionnaire survey was done to the kindergarten and the nursery school in the Japanese whole country, and the realities were clarified. It has been understood that the kindergartens are larger than the nursery school in the size of facilities and the number of people. Oppositely, the nursery school of the capacity fulfillment rate is higher. There is no difference in the size of the child care room for the same age children in both facilities. On the other hand, staff's dissatisfaction with shared space such as gardens and playrooms and 1.2-years old children's care room size was shown.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)865-870
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Oct


  • Comprehensive facilities for early child care and education
  • Day nursery
  • Nationwide questionnaire survey
  • Nursery school
  • Scale of facilities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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