Analysis of the spatial distribution of primary schools in urban neighborhoods Trešnjevka- north and Trešnjevka-south

Možnik, Dominik (2013) Analysis of the spatial distribution of primary schools in urban neighborhoods Trešnjevka- north and Trešnjevka-south. Diploma thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Geography.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the geographical overview of Trešnjevka, its administrative arrangements, borders, demographic and economic structure, and the main lines of its development. Furthermore, the paper will show the development of the elementary school system in this area and its current state. Number of schools, their capacity and organization of classes, the distribution of enrollment areas, number of students in each school and trends in student numbers, and an overview of built and planned school infrastructure in Trešnjevka area. Main part of the paper examines the results of a survey conducted in representative elementary schools. On the basis of these results spatial distribution of students enrolled in a particular educational institution will be shown. Furthermore, factors that influence distribution of students and parental choice of schools for their children will be examined. Spatial distribution will be compared to the actual enrollment area and this paper will present the number of children who attend a specific school but don't live in its enrollment area. Each school will be evaluated and compared so we can determine which factors influence spatial distribution of their students and how. In the final part the paper will try to show the best direction for further development of the system and will put forward its own suggestions for improvement and customization of the enrollment area in order to achieve its optimal structure.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
Keywords: primary schools, spatial distribution, Tresnjevka student catchment area
Supervisor: Jakovčić, Martina
Date: 2013
Number of Pages: 83
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Geography
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Geography
Depositing User: Inja Cahun
Date Deposited: 16 May 2014 09:26
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2015 09:45
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/1396

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