The Views and Opinions of School Principals and Teachers on Positive Education

Aslı Uz Baş, Necla Şahin Fırat

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The purpose of this study is to assess the views and opinions of school principals and teachers on positive education. The sample of the study includes 8 school principals and 12 teachers who attend different public schools in İzmir, Turkey. Data is collected through semi-structured interview technique. Findings show that majority of the participants have no knowledge about positive education and positive psychology. Participants state that schools can increase students’ well-being, and both academic and well-being skills can be taught at schools. Finally, majority of the participants report that positive education is necessary for Turkish schools.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v5i2.1996

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