The problems of religious education of Syrian asylum seeker students: A qualitative study on religious education teachers Suriyeli Sığınmacı Öğrencilerin Din Eğitimi Sorunları: Din Kültürü ve Ahlak Bilgisi Öğretmenleri Üzerine Nitel Bir Araştırma

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Baltacı A., Coşkun M. K., Ceylan İ.

Darulfunun Ilahiyat, vol.30, no.2, pp.383-405, 2019 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/di.2019.30.2.0018
  • Journal Name: Darulfunun Ilahiyat
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.383-405
  • Keywords: Problem, Religious education, Student, Syrian refugee students, Teacher
  • Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University Affiliated: No


©Yazarlar.In recent years, the increasing migration movements caused various problems in religious education. The aim of this study is to determine the problems of religious education of Syrian refugee students according to religious education teachers. In addition, possible solution methods proposed by the teachers regarding the related problems were also included in the research. The research is designed with the case study method of qualitative research methods. The research data were collected from 79 teachers working in 45 schools in the Küçükçekmece, Bağcılar, Sultangazi, Fatih and Esenyurt districts of İstanbul province, with the maximum diversity sampling method, which is one of the qualitative research sampling methods. As a result of the research, it has been determined that Syrian refugee students generally have cognitive, affective, behavioral, developmental and social problems. The most important problems experienced in the religion courses are language and classroom discipline problems, and negative attitudes against religion courses. There are also problems with the religious education curriculum. According to the teachers, many problems in schools can be solved by offering language and adaptation training to students.