Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5(2), pp. 238 - 248
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050209
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A Research on the Practice of Volunteer Guardianship in Primary Schools (Example of Trabzon Province)


Rıdvan Küçükali *
Ataturk University, Faculty of Letters, Turkey

ABSTRACT

In this study, we tried to find an answer to the question as to whether positive outcomes in socio-emotional and academic sense may be provided to the education of kids kept under the practice known as "Volunteer Guardians on duty". This study reached the following conclusions through the data obtained. The presence of legal guardians (parents) in schools that is one of the key stakeholders in education, their becoming familiar with the school, getting to know the school's problems, gaining the sense of ownership of the school will make a significant contribution to the students' academic, social, emotional and moral development. In this way, parents are required to take their responsibility regarding the school which includes for them to take ownership in the education process, thus increasing educational success. This work will contribute to future works as it represents a new application in Turkey. As a result of this study, positive increases in student and school effectiveness were observed.

KEYWORDS
Education, School Management, Volunteer Guardian, Educational Planning

Cite this paper
Rıdvan Küçükali . "A Research on the Practice of Volunteer Guardianship in Primary Schools (Example of Trabzon Province)." Universal Journal of Educational Research 5.2 (2017) 238 - 248. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050209.