ERIC Number: EJ1206058
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
Factors Affecting the Sustainability of Educational Changes: A Mixed Method Research
Baglibel, Murat; Samancioglu, Mustafa; Crow, Gary M.
Cogent Education, v5 n1 Article 1502395 2018
The aim of this study is to determine factors affecting the sustainability of educational changes. With this purpose in mind, exploratory sequential mixed methods design was used. During the first phase of the study, 18 teachers and school administrators were interviewed. In the second phase, a questionnaire was administered to 398 teachers and school administrators and collected data were analysed by Ordinal Logistic Regression Analysis. Results of the study revealed that the sustainability of educational changes that occurred in the Turkish educational system was generally poor. Research results also indicated that the four factors identified had statistically significant effect on the sustainability of educational changes.
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Administrators, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Interviews, Questionnaires
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey