Comparison of registration status of Institutional Taska services in East Coast Malaysia

  • Azrul Fazwan Kharuddin Graduate School of Business, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Zaida Mustafa School of Education & Humanities, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Norazura Azid Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jeram, Jeram, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Darvinatasya Kharuddin School of Mathematics, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Ku Faridah Ku Ibrahim School of Education & Humanities, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Lee Yoon Hong School of Education & Humanities, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Sharifah Omhani Syed Mohmad School of Education & Humanities, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Zety Akhzar Zahri School of Education & Humanities, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Keywords: Institutional TASKA, chi-square exact test, nutritional aspect, caretaker

Abstract

The analytical comparative profile of the nursery services of TASKA in three states on the east coast of Malaysia namely Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu is the main idea of this study. Survey method using questionnaire was conducted on 37 TASKA selected based on three registration status. The questionnaire was modified from the SERVQUAL Model. The data were analyzed using statistical chi-squared exact test. The findings show that there is no significant difference in the safety aspect shown by the institutional TASKA whether registered or unregistered. Nevertheless, the analysis shows that there is a significant difference in the nutritional aspect based on several items from the perspective of the caretaker. An independent sample t tests also found no significant difference between the registrationstatusesin all aspects. In conclusion, the difference in terms of the TASKA category can be assessed through different perspectives where safety and nutrition factors are the key indicators in this study.

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Published
2019-12-27
How to Cite
Kharuddin, A. F., Mustafa, Z., Azid, N., Kharuddin, D., Ku Ibrahim, K. F., Hong, L. Y., Syed Mohmad, S. O., & Zahri, Z. A. (2019). Comparison of registration status of Institutional Taska services in East Coast Malaysia. Southeast Asia Early Childhood Journal, 8(2), 57-62. https://doi.org/10.37134/saecj.vol8.no2.5.2019