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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2021, Vol. 16(3) 89-113

A Qualitative Assessment on 'My School Rize Project'

Arzu Küçük & Nagihan Yıldırım

pp. 89 - 113   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2102-16-0003.R1

Published online: September 20, 2021  |   Number of Views: 14  |  Number of Download: 53


The use of out-of-classroom and/or school teaching environments has become increasingly important in recent years and is included in the 2023 educational vision document of the Turkish Ministry of National Education. Within the scope of this new vision of the document, provincial directorates of national education have started to plan various activities aiming at bringing teachers out of classes and/or especially schools. One of them is the "My School is Rize Project". In the scope of this project; a guide teaching material was prepared for the matching of course acquisitions with various out-of-school settings in Rize province with the participation of one representative teacher from all branches from pre-schools to high schools. The first researcher was one of the participants of this project. This study aimed to present the views of the teachers who had worked on the preparation period of this material. Based on the qualitative paradigm, the data were collected through semi-structured interviews from the twenty teachers at the end of the project. The data obtained from each question were subjected to descriptive analysis after being transcribed. The results were interpreted in line with the codes and categories that emerged from the analysis. In line with the critical results of the study, some suggestions were made to various stakeholders such as national education directorates, teachers, and also researchers to use out-of-classroom and/or school teaching environments.

Keywords: My School is Rize Project, Out-of-School Learning, Teacher Education

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APA 6th edition
Kucuk, A. & Yildirim, N. (2021). A Qualitative Assessment on 'My School Rize Project' . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(3), 89-113. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2021.373.6

Kucuk, A. and Yildirim, N. (2021). A Qualitative Assessment on 'My School Rize Project' . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(3), pp. 89-113.

Chicago 16th edition
Kucuk, Arzu and Nagihan Yildirim (2021). "A Qualitative Assessment on 'My School Rize Project' ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 16 (3):89-113. doi:10.29329/epasr.2021.373.6.

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