Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(5), pp. 1119 - 1128
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060533
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Sadrettin Celal Antel's Ten-year Ministry Development Report: An Assessment Based on the Divisions of Educational Sciences

Savas Karagoz *
Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Aksaray University, Aksaray, Turkey


Except other reasons such as politics, economics and military, the decline and collapse of the Ottoman Empire are because of outdated education system. After the proclamation of the Republic, the newly established Republic of Turkey gave great importance in education with its all dimensions to not fall into that error Ottoman Empire had fallen. Many educators who grew up during the 2nd Constitutional Monarchy and took part in the formation of the Republican period education presented and revealed their opinions and suggestions on education. What is interesting in their thoughts is that they are now being implemented as an education policy in modern Turkish education system. In this qualitative study, the report written in 1926 by Sadrettin Celal Antel and published in the Journal of Turkish Education Ministry, titled as "Ten Years Improvement Report", was first transcribed to today's Turkish and then compared to the recent regulation issued on June 16th, 2016 by Turkish Higher Education Council of educational sciences as study disciplines. The study of education in Turkey was divided into the subfields of Philosophical, Social and Historical Foundations of Education, Education Curriculum and Instruction, Education Management, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education, Teaching Technologies and Guidance and Psychological Counseling. The comparison has revealed that educational sciences not only achieved the aims of the main sciences but also included opinions and suggestions compatible with today's contemporary pedagogical understanding.

Educational Sciences, History of Education, Sadrettin Celal Antel, Pedagogical Reforms, Development of Pedagogy in Turkey

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Savas Karagoz . "Sadrettin Celal Antel's Ten-year Ministry Development Report: An Assessment Based on the Divisions of Educational Sciences." Universal Journal of Educational Research 6.5 (2018) 1119 - 1128. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060533.