Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(7), pp. 1504 - 1518
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060711
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Evaluation of Quality Policies on Education in Turkish Education System

Ramazan Atasoy 1,*, Necati Cemaloğlu 2
1 Turkish Ministry of National Education, Ankara, Turkey
2 Gazi Faculty of Education, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey


It's aimed to evaluate the quality policies for education in Turkish National Educational System according to the opinions of the directors of departments for policies who are in charge at Ministry of National Educational and the projection of these policies on quality of education in this study. The study is designed as a qualitative research model and interview technique which is one of a technique of phenomenology model. Study group of this research which has used purposive sampling is consisted from all of the directors of educational polity departments who are in charge of General Directories within the Ministry of National Education. Data were analysed by content analysis in Nvivo 10 packet programme. It's found that the themes and codes that were revealed in the research show parallelism with system approach. It's come through that there are progresses both capacities of physical and quantitative aspects as decreasing the kind of schools, lowering the classrooms sizes and meeting the schools with FATIH project according to the research. Despite of these founding it's also determined that quality problems in education are still keeping on. It's determined that there are many things to do especially performing theoretical quality policies; progressing of capacities of administration, teachers and programmes, applying administrative processes; proceeding on learning capacity of the students; providing of democratisation and participation and providing equality in opportunities. In addition, it has been determined that the lack of integrity in communication and coordination during the polity setting and implementation process negatively influences the system. It has been reached that the directors of polity departments deal with organizational change in the context of shaping and doing with legislation and regulations. It's suggested that hierarchical centralized structuring and distance that caused by high power have caused obstacle for transparency and participation; continuous changing and intervention abraded the system and reduced the quality of education.

Educational Policy, Equality of Opportunities, Quality Components, Quality in Education, Administration

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[1] Ramazan Atasoy , Necati Cemaloğlu , "Evaluation of Quality Policies on Education in Turkish Education System," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 1504 - 1518, 2018. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060711.

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Ramazan Atasoy , Necati Cemaloğlu , (2018). Evaluation of Quality Policies on Education in Turkish Education System. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 6(7), 1504 - 1518. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060711.