A glance from the 21th century skills framework to turkish proverbs 21. Yüzyıl becerileri çerçevesinden türk atasözlerine bir bakış


Bilig, no.99, pp.1-25, 2021 (SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Journal Name: Bilig
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, International Bibliography of Social Sciences, Index Islamicus, Linguistic Bibliography, Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts, MLA - Modern Language Association Database, Political Science Complete, Sociological abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-25
  • Keywords: Collaboration, Communication, Creative thinking, Critical thinking, Proverb
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


© 2021, Ahmet Yesevi University. All rights reserved.The concept of the universe, the thought system and the proverbs that reveal the perspective of the world are concrete reflections of collective consciousness. The mentioned language treasure also has the function of moving some of the teachings that regulate the social life of the individual within the the culture in which he/she exists beyond time and place. In this framework, it also advises future ge-nerations with the function of transferring the codes of the culture it is in. In this study, Turkish proverbs have been examined in terms of 21st century skills (creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration) which are desired from the modern man of our age. The study object of this research, which uses case study from qualitative research designs, consists of 18837 proverbs taken from Turkish Proverbs of Nurettin Albayrak’s. Document analysis was used to collect the data, and content analysis was used to analyze the data. As a result of the study, it was determined that the critical thinking and problem solving skills were emphasized mostly in Turkish proverbs. Critical thinking and problem solving are followed by communication, collaboration and creativity skills respectively.