The religious education problems of syrian students in religious-based (imam hatip) high schools: A qualitative analysis for solution Imam hatip liselerindeki suriyeli ögrencilerin din egitimi sorunlari: Çözüme yönelik nitel bir analiz

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Baltaci A., Coskun M. K., Ceylan I.

Ankara Universitesi Ilahiyat Fakultesi Dergisi, vol.60, no.2, pp.307-336, 2019 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.33227/auifd.559156
  • Journal Name: Ankara Universitesi Ilahiyat Fakultesi Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.307-336
  • Keywords: Imam hatip high schools, Religious education, Religious education teachers, Syrian students
  • Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University Affiliated: No


© Ankara Universitesi Ilahiyat Fakultesi Dergisi. All rights reserved.This research focuses on the problems experienced by the Syrian students studying in the religious-based (imam hatip) high schools in the religious education courses in accordance with the opinions of the religious education teachers. Within the scope of the research, some solutions offered by religious education teachers regarding the problems encountered in classes are presented. In this study, which is designed with a phenomenological model, one of the qualitative research methods, criterion and snowball sampling methods are employed simultaneously and mixed sampling approach is used. The study group consists of 43 religious teachers working in 17 imam hatip high schools in Altindag, Mamak, Sincan, Ca¸nkaya, Yenimahalle, and Etimesgut districts of Ankara. According to the results of the research, there are problems identified under these themes: Language and communication problems inside and outside the school, social exclusion, and prejudice. According to teachers, the most important causes of the problems are that Syrian students do not speak Turkish and cannot communicate with others. In order to solve these problems, teachers have offered various suggestions, including providing language education, empathy training and adaptation education, and opening private schools for Syrians. The fact that this study focuses on the related problem in the literature of religious education and constitutes an important data source for future studies increases the importance of the research.