THE EVALUATION OF TEACHER AND ADMINISTRATOR VIEWS ABOUT THE EFFICIENCY OF STUDENT CLUB PRACTICES IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS
In this study investigated the "Educational Club Applications" which in the new primary school curriculum which Introduced from the 2005-2006 academic year. The research was carried out with teachers and school administrators which in the Samsun city center, primary schools (including the central districts and villages) who are working in the academic year 2011-2012. In the research, screening model was used in descriptive research models. The sample selection was a two-stage sample selection. Firstly is stratified sampling method, then a simple random sampling method has been used. In the study interviewed with 27 teacher and 8 school administrators. As a data collection tool used semi-structured interview form which developed by the researcher which contains to teacher 4 and school administrators 9 items. The reliability and validity of the questionnaires was conducted by researchers. The research findings are explained by content analysis separately for teachers and administrators. As a result of the research uncovered which teachers and administrators of educational practices of the club for the opinions, ideas, problems are experienced in this process in order to become more active club activities and educational recommendations. As a result of the research important findings (problems) emerged that time is not sufficient, to be unfavorable environmental conditions such works, material and inadequate physical facilities, lack of communication between stakeholders in education, the importance of the activities to be poorly understood, studies in crowded classes and not meet students' interest. Also as a solution these problems have been optained recommendations which education can only be perceived as an issue in schools as well as institutions and organizations of all these studies should provide support, explaining the importance of the educational work of the club to stakeholders of education, the projects must be enabled to stakeholders, physical conditions of schools arranged for educational club activities, and such studies which social content and educational mustn’t restricted by the boundaries of school. The data obtained in the research process are important, because issues and recommendations in their own words of teachers and school administrators.<
Educational club, primary schools, social activities, educational activities, student club.