Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5(12), pp. 2178 - 2185
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.051207
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The Change Process at Schools Based on the Variables of School Administrators and Environment

Abdullah Balıkçı 1, Sait Akbaşlı 2, Mehmet Şahin 3,*, Murat Kılıç 4
1 Hasan Ali Yücel Faculty of Education, Istanbul University, Turkey
2 Faculty of Education, Hacettepe University, Turkey
3 Ahmet Keleşoğlu Faculty of Education, Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey
4 Selçuklu Cahit Zarifoğlu Primary School, Turkey


Change is a growing phenomenon in the era we live. The issue of change has been one of the topics of interest in the field of administration. In general, change refers to transfer from the present situation to another situation and differentiation. Implementations related to the change also affect today's education systems. School administrators, primarily, can be shown responsible for the implementation of changes in educational institutions. The purpose of this research is to understand how the change in educational institutions is assessed in the school administrator and the environment context. The participants of the research are 12 administrators who are determined among the administrators of educational institutions working in the central districts of Konya province (Karatay, Meram, Selçuklu) and from different socio-economic districts and in the spring term of 2015-2016 academic year. During the publication phase, the interviews are reviewed and the participants' approval for publication is asked. This study has been carried out within the framework of phenomenological design and the qualitative case sampling is preferred among from purposeful sampling methods. In the analysis of the data, descriptive analysis technique is used. As a result of the research, it is understood that the school administrators have adopted the phenomenon of change and have taken this fact into account in their work. It is understood that making new arrangements in the existing structure will be reflected positively in the school and that the surrounding area should also be taken into consideration.

Change, School, School Administrator and Environment

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Abdullah Balıkçı , Sait Akbaşlı , Mehmet Şahin , Murat Kılıç . "The Change Process at Schools Based on the Variables of School Administrators and Environment." Universal Journal of Educational Research 5.12 (2017) 2178 - 2185. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2017.051207.