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Syrian Refugee Children's Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers' Experiences

Year 2022, Issue: 29, 265 - 284, 31.01.2022


This study aims to explain the problems encountered in the education of Syrian children with the experiences of Turkish teachers. A descriptive qualitative research method was used for the study. The participants of the study were 70 elementary school teachers. The participants were selected based on the sampling criterion. The study data were collected through structured interviews. The participants were asked structured questions, and they responded as written to the questions. At the end of the study, the most significant responsibility in Syrian 'children's adjustment to the education system in Turkey falls on the shoulders of primary school teachers. Turkish primary school teachers clearly stated that the main reason for all problems they experienced was the language difference. The study results revealed that not being able to solve the communication problem deepens the problem and creates an emotional pressure on primary school teachers refugee children.


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Zeynep Kılıç This is me

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Publication Date January 31, 2022
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APA Atalay, N., Kılıç, Z., Anılan, B., Anılan, H., et al. (2022). Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi(29), 265-284.
AMA Atalay N, Kılıç Z, Anılan B, Anılan H, Anagün ŞS. Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences. Derginin Amacı ve Kapsamı. January 2022;(29):265-284.
Chicago Atalay, Nurhan, Zeynep Kılıç, Burcu Anılan, Hüseyin Anılan, and Şengül Saime Anagün. “Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences”. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi, no. 29 (January 2022): 265-84.
EndNote Atalay N, Kılıç Z, Anılan B, Anılan H, Anagün ŞS (January 1, 2022) Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi 29 265–284.
IEEE N. Atalay, Z. Kılıç, B. Anılan, H. Anılan, and Ş. S. Anagün, “Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences”, Derginin Amacı ve Kapsamı, no. 29, pp. 265–284, January 2022.
ISNAD Atalay, Nurhan et al. “Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences”. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi 29 (January 2022), 265-284.
JAMA Atalay N, Kılıç Z, Anılan B, Anılan H, Anagün ŞS. Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences. Derginin Amacı ve Kapsamı. 2022;:265–284.
MLA Atalay, Nurhan et al. “Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences”. Eğitimde Nitel Araştırmalar Dergisi, no. 29, 2022, pp. 265-84.
Vancouver Atalay N, Kılıç Z, Anılan B, Anılan H, Anagün ŞS. Syrian Refugee Children’s Education in Turkish Public Schools: Primary School Teachers’ Experiences. Derginin Amacı ve Kapsamı. 2022(29):265-84.