Acta Didactica Napocensia

Volume 10 Number 3, pages 35-44

Published: 12 November 2017




Teachers’ Views on Co-education: Co-education or Single-sex Education?

Mediha Sari

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate teachers’ views on co-education. The study, which adopted a descriptive screening model, involved 240 teachers (142 females and 84 males) working in four primary schools and four secondary schools located in the central towns of Adana. Data were collected using Views on Co-education Scale (VCS). Analysis included descriptive statistics as well as Mann Whitney-U and Kruskal Wallis H tests. Results show that teachers mainly support co-education and do not adopt single-sex education. Religion teachers had the lowest scores in terms of supporting co-education.

Key words: Co-education, single-sex education, teachers


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