This research aims to reveal the relationship between the occupational professionalism of teachers working in primary schools in Keçiören district of Ankara province and their perceptions bout collaborative climate. The sample of the research consists of 355 teachers. The research data have been collected through the Occupational Professionalism and Collaborative Climate Scale. According to the results of the research, primary school teachers’ perceptions of the occupational professionalism and collaborative climate are at the level of "I agree" (high). Teachers' perceptions of occupational professionalism scale, personal development and contribution to the institution are at the level of “I agree”. Professional sensitivity and emotional labor perceptions among the sub-dimensions of occupational professionalism scale are at the level of “absolutely agree”. It is also seen that primary school teachers' perceptions of collaborative climate are at the level of "I agree". Teachers' perceptions of the collaborative climate scale regarding collaborative organizational culture, cooperative management attitude, collaborative teacher attitude, subdimensions of intra-group cooperation are at the level of "I agree". A moderate and significant relationship has been found between the occupational professionalism of teachers working in primary schools and their perceptions of collaborative climate in a positive context.
Occupational professionalism, collaborative climate, teacher perceptions