Educational Research and Reviews

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

Full Length Research Paper

Opinions and perceptions of physical education students about value education

Eyup Bozkurt*
  • Eyup Bozkurt*
  • Faculty of Education, Fırat University, Turkey.
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Mikail Tel
  • Mikail Tel
  • Faculty of Education, Fırat University, Turkey.
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  •  Received: 20 May 2016
  •  Accepted: 18 August 2016
  •  Published: 23 October 2016


Values make people live together and have common grounds. Value education, which starts in the family are, shaped by the environment that children live in. After children start school, they being to learn value education. School inculcates the values adopted by the community to the children. The most important executor of value is the teacher. If teachers have good values and are well informed about values, they can teach children in a better way. Children see their teachers as a role model and they behave like them. To students, teachers are excellent and qualified people. This study was performed to obtain the viewpoint of Physical Education Department students studying value education. This research is screening model and thus descriptive. The sample of the research is composed of 158 Physical Education Department students. In the result of the research, the students stated that they have enough information about values education. Teachers should be the role model in value education, and it should be taught as a course in universities

Key words: Education of values, physical education, physical education and values.