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Students, teachers and principals’ views on the effects of school gyms on functioning of school

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  • Zafer Avcı Ministry of National Education




In this study, the views of students, teachers, and principals on the effects of gyms in schools on functioning of school were sought. The research is based on views of principals and teachers working in schools with gyms in Manavgat during the 2021-2022 academic year and students studying in these schools. The research was designed in qualitative descriptive phenomenology. Semi-structured interview forms were used to collect the research data. According to the findings of the research, it can be said that the school principal, students, and teachers had a positive perception of the gym in schools. In line with the results, it was suggested that all schools affiliated with the Ministry of National Education should have gyms and that the physical capacity of the gyms in these schools should be increased.


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Avcı, Z. (2024). Students, teachers and principals’ views on the effects of school gyms on functioning of school . Journal of Action Qualitative & Mixed Methods Research, 3(1), 30–41.