Physical education teachers' problems in practice and suggested solutions Beden eğitimi öğretmenlerinin uygulamada karşılaştıkları sorunlar ve çözüm önerileri

Demirhan G., Bulca Y., Saçli F., Kangalgil M.

Hacettepe Egitim Dergisi, vol.29, pp.57-68, 2014 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: Hacettepe Egitim Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-68
  • Keywords: Physical education, Problems in PE class, Suggestions for problems
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this study was to determine the opinions of physical education (PE) teachers about problems in practice and the suggestions for solution. Focus group interviews were conducted with 16 PE teachers in the study and data were evaluated with the content analysis method. The results showed that their most important problems faced in practice were; management staffs thought that PE class are unimportant, qualifications of investigators were not efficient to assess PE class, not only parents but also girls were not interested in PE courses, PE teachers had missing information on personal rights, students were not bring sportswear, tools and equipment were insufficient, course time was limited, course planning-implementation-evaluation were not adequate because of crowded classes, students were not participated in extracurricular activities due to preparing for examinations. PE teachers' suggested solutions for these problems were; arranging lectures emphasizing importance of PE for management staffs, parents and students.