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ERIC Number: EJ1125755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
The Views and Opinions of School Principals and Teachers on Positive Education
Bas, Asli Uz; Firat, Necla Sahin
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v5 n2 p85-92 Feb 2017
The purpose of this study is to assess the views and opinions of school principals and teachers on positive education. The sample of the study includes 8 school principals and 12 teachers who attend different public schools in Izmir, Turkey. Data is collected through semi-structured interview technique. Findings show that majority of the participants have no knowledge about positive education and positive psychology. Participants state that schools can increase students' well-being, and both academic and well-being skills can be taught at schools. Finally, majority of the participants report that positive education is necessary for Turkish schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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