Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4(3), pp. 516 - 523
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040307
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Views of School Administrators Related to In-service Training Activities

Semra Kiranli Güngör 1,*, Yusuf Yildirim 2
1 Faculty of Education, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey
2 Directorate of National Education, Turkey


The aim of this research is to specify the views of school administrators views related to in-service training activities. In this research, semi-structured interview method, one of the qualitative research methods, has been used. Content analysis has been used in order to analyze the interview data and themes and sub-themes have been constituted. The target population of the research is consisted of 20 school administrators working in the city centre of Eskişehir having joined in-service training activities in 2012-2013 academic years. It has been seen at the end of the research that the school administrators, within the scope of developing their skills, occupational development and performance and developing motivation, increasing their awareness and knowledge level with regard to the current legislation and changes in the regulations. It is concluded that school administrators have different views with regard to in-service training in the themes such as type of participation, aims of participation, durations of in-service training programs, time of in-service training program, evaluation of training program.

In-service Training, School Administrators, Occupational Development, Educational Administration

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Semra Kiranli Güngör , Yusuf Yildirim . "Views of School Administrators Related to In-service Training Activities." Universal Journal of Educational Research 4.3 (2016) 516 - 523. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040307.