COVID-19, which emerged in China in the first months of 2020 and affected the whole world and which is the biggest epidemic of recent years, shows its negative effects in all areas. This effect has had negative consequences in the field of education in our country as in every field. The importance of education makes it not be postponed. Therefore, the Ministry of National Education has tried to eliminate this negativity with distance education in this process. This study aimed to reveal how the distance education process is implemented in secondary schools in the field of Social Studies in the field of Social Studies during the COVID-19 Pandemic and the problems encountered in the process. Therefore, one of the qualitative research methods was carried out with phenomenology design. 22 social studies teachers working in various districts and centers of Kastamonu participated in the study. The data were collected over "google drive" with a semi-structured interview form. Content analysis method was used in the analysis of the data. As a result of the analysis, it was determined that Social Studies teachers had problems such as problems in the distance education process, especially at the beginning of distance education, many of the students had internet or computer problems, were not informed about distance education, and they had health problems from sitting in front of too many computers. Apart from this, social studies teachers stated that distance education positively affected itself technologically.
Pandemic, Distance Education, Social Sciences Teachers