Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(4), pp. 672 - 690
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060411
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A New Approach to School Management: Determination of Student Related Risks According to the Internal Control

Sevilay Şahin 1, Ömer Faruk Ak 2,*
1 Department of Educational Sciences, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
2 Educational Sciences Ph.D. Student, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey


The head department of the Ministry of National Education and affiliated schools have been carrying out strategic planning for the last 10 years in order to make the right decisions and implement them and increase the efficiency of the institution for the purpose of reaching their future goals. In order for strategic planning by schools to be effective, the basis of the identified strategies needs to be realistic and reliable. Nevertheless, it is important in terms of efficient management of schools to pin down any potential threats and bottlenecks that might prevent the achievement of future goals and objectives or identify any sorts of risks that are described as opportunities that facilitate the achievement of these goals and objectives. Internal control, which is a form of management based on strategic plans and risks and which is seen as parts of a whole complementing each other, has been put into effect pursuant to Law No. 5018. The purpose of this study is to carry out situation analyses more effectively and efficiently within the context of strategic planning in schools and to ensure that school principals, teachers, parents, and students are able to determine the risks related to students in order to correctly identify the strengths and weaknesses of schools as well as opportunities and threats using qualitative research methods besides creating a risk pool for schools. According to the findings obtained as a result of the research, the risky situations were reached under these headings: "Technology and internet addiction - Aimlessness, lack of motivation, Academic Procrastination (laziness) - Lack of discipline / Self-discipline problem, Impertinence - Violence, Disrespect, Rudeness - Smoking, alcohol and substance addiction- Suicide - Communication problems". By taking into account these risks, the risk pool will be created and possible measures will be taken without any further adverse effects, and schools will be better managed.

Student, Risk, School Management, Internal Control, Strategic Plan

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Sevilay Şahin , Ömer Faruk Ak . "A New Approach to School Management: Determination of Student Related Risks According to the Internal Control." Universal Journal of Educational Research 6.4 (2018) 672 - 690. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060411.