International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(6) 83-92

Teachers’ Opinions About the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Values

Nazike Karagözoğlu

pp. 83 - 92   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2102-23-0002.R2

Published online: December 03, 2021  |   Number of Views: 49  |  Number of Download: 266


Values are social acceptances that affect and guide behaviors and decisions in daily life. Developments in science and technology and natural or human disasters play an essential role in the maintenance or disappearance of the values in society. The COVID-19 pandemic, which appeared in December 2019 and became a global challenge, also influenced and changed individual and social values. This study aimed to determined teachers’ opinions about the impact of the pandemic on values. This research was designed in terms of qualitative research methodology. The study sample consisted of 100 volunteer teachers from different primary and secondary schools in different provinces. The data were collected using interview forms and analyzed by using descriptive analysis methods. According to teachers' opinions, the values positively emphasized during the pandemic were patience, responsibility, helpfulness, self-control, respect, love, and friendship. The damaged values included justice, honesty, respect, and patience. The participant teachers suggested organizing activities that promote psychological support, education, empathy, patience, and communication to overcome the challenges related to values.

Keywords: Values, Pandemic, Teachers, Impact

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Karagozoglu, N. (2021). Teachers’ Opinions About the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Values . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(6), 83-92. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2021.382.6

Karagozoglu, N. (2021). Teachers’ Opinions About the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Values . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(6), pp. 83-92.

Chicago 16th edition
Karagozoglu, Nazike (2021). "Teachers’ Opinions About the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Values ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (6):83-92. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2021.382.6.

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