Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1964

Full Length Research Paper

Stakeholders’ opinions on “let the schools become life” project in scope of lifelong learning activities

Suleyman Karatas
  • Suleyman Karatas
  • Department of Educational Sciences, Akdeniz University
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  •  Received: 02 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 02 February 2015
  •  Published: 23 February 2015


The objective of this study is to find out the opinions of school administrators, teachers, staff, benefiting students and parents and other stakeholders of “Let the Schools Become Life” project being carried out in order to reveal the effectiveness and efficiency of the project. Data in this qualitative research was gathered by purposive convenience sampling from a school principal, a deputy principal, two teachers, a municipality officer, three parents and two students by using a semi structured interview. The data gathered was analyzed by content analysis. All the data gathered was coded and various dimensions and appropriate themes were recorded. It was concluded that the stakeholders were satisfied with the project in general, despite the problems faced like physical and material insufficiencies, problems caused by uncertainties in job and duty, which resulted in further problems in planning and coordination, prevented the project from running smoothly.

Key words: Lifelong learning, “Let the Schools Become Life” project, stakeholder opinions.