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Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions

Year 2022, Issue: 29, 179 - 202, 31.01.2022


This research was carried out to determine the empowerment strategies school principals should implement and the reasons for not being empowering. It was conducted with four elementary school teachers and four school principals in a city in the Aegean Region in the 2017-2018 academic year. In the study, descriptive phenomenology design, one of the qualitative research designs, was used. According to the results, it was revealed that the empowerment strategies to be implemented by school principals were classified under the categories of physical and psychological support, communication, school functioning, and teacher autonomy. The reasons for not making teacher empowerment by school principals were determined as personal, administrative, financial, and limited authority reasons. What the Ministry of National Education should do for teacher empowerment was revealed. They should adopt policies that support personal development and teacher autonomy, increase the authority of school principals, and make changes in the legislation. Following the findings, various suggestions were made on such issues as increasing financial resources that hinder empowerment.


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Nacye Çalışıcı Çelik This is me

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Publication Date January 31, 2022
Published in Issue Year 2022 Issue: 29


APA Çalışıcı Çelik, N., & Kıral, B. (2022). Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi(29), 179-202.
AMA Çalışıcı Çelik N, Kıral B. Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions. Derginin Amacı ve Kapsamı. January 2022;(29):179-202.
Chicago Çalışıcı Çelik, Nacye, and Bilgen Kıral. “Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions”. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi, no. 29 (January 2022): 179-202.
EndNote Çalışıcı Çelik N, Kıral B (January 1, 2022) Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi 29 179–202.
IEEE N. Çalışıcı Çelik and B. Kıral, “Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions”, Derginin Amacı ve Kapsamı, no. 29, pp. 179–202, January 2022.
ISNAD Çalışıcı Çelik, Nacye - Kıral, Bilgen. “Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions”. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi 29 (January 2022), 179-202.
JAMA Çalışıcı Çelik N, Kıral B. Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions. Derginin Amacı ve Kapsamı. 2022;:179–202.
MLA Çalışıcı Çelik, Nacye and Bilgen Kıral. “Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions”. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi, no. 29, 2022, pp. 179-02.
Vancouver Çalışıcı Çelik N, Kıral B. Teacher Empowerment Strategies: Reasons for Nonfulfillment and Solution Suggestions. Derginin Amacı ve Kapsamı. 2022(29):179-202.