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ERIC Number: EJ800433
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0951-354X
Evaluation of the Opinions of the School Administrators about the Effects of Globalisation on Education: The Cases of Amasya, Samsun and Tokat Provinces
Ustun, Ahmet
International Journal of Educational Management, v21 n7 p575-584 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of globalisation on educational institutions in Turkey (to be specific, in the provinces of Amasya, Samsun and Tokat) by means of a series of inquiries carried out among secondary school administrators. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative method has been used in the study which attempts to lay bare the effects of globalisation on education via questions directed to school principals. A "configured questionnaire" has been employed as the method for collecting data, and all the administrators have been asked the same questions. The configured questionnaire form is made up of six open-ended questions focusing on the effects of globalisation on education policies. Findings: The findings gathered demonstrate that school administrators entertain different attitudes towards the effects of globalisation. Originality/value: The most striking upshot is the finding that school administrators do have an awareness of the effects of globalisation, whether they hold a negative or positive stance towards the issue. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey