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Table 3 Teacher-reported structural characteristics by organizational configuration

From: Inclusive practice and quality of education and care in the Dutch hybrid early childhood education and care system

  Traditional non-profit professional-bureaucratic organizations (C1) Large multifunctional for-profit division organizations (C2) Engaged mixed for/not-for-profit professional organizations (C3) All centers
M (SD) N M (SD) N M (SD) N M (SD) N
Group size 14.19 (3.11) 34 13.27 (2.82) 33 14.27 (3.62) 30 13.90 (3.18) 97
Children-to-staff ratio 6.76 (1.38) 34 5.66 (1.22) 33 6.53 (1.09) 30 6.31 (1.32) 97
Teacher education level 5.33 (0.66) 34 5.30 (0.77) 33 5.52 (0.75) 30 5.38 (0.73) 97
Use education program 68% (46%) 33 66% (47%) 32 86% (33%) 30 73% (43%) 95
Prof. development 2.01 (0.51) 34 2.02 (0.51) 32 2.38 (0.55) 29 2.13 (0.54) 95