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Quality & Quantity

, Volume 52, Supplement 2, pp 1093–1104 | Cite as

An evaluation of positive psychological state of educational administrators in a tolerance context

  • Behcet Öznacar
  • Şebnem Güldal Kan
  • Şeniz Şensoy
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Abstract

Positive psychology leads the problems with regard to subject well-being, hopefullness, motivation, hope and academic success of individuals from their birth to their death. The purpose of this study is to assess the obtained opinions regarding positive psychological state of education directors. Being a qualitative case study, the integrative single statement design was used in the study. The study group consisted of 10 administrators and 25 instructors working in state schools in Northern Cyprus during 2016–2017 academic year in this study. An interview form which was consisted of 5 questions was used in collecting data. The qualitative data analysis program NVIVO 11.0 was used during interviews for classifying and coding data. The opinions of school administrators regarding their positive psychological states was assessed and determined.

Keywords

Psychology Positive psychology Education Educational institution Management of education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Behcet Öznacar
    • 1
  • Şebnem Güldal Kan
    • 1
  • Şeniz Şensoy
    • 1
  1. 1.Near East UniversityNicosiaCyprus

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