Comperative of 2013 physics curriculum and physics curriculums of Ireland-Canada-Singapore

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Gazi Üniversitesi, Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Turkey

Approval Date: 2014




This study aims to compare and determine the similarities and differences of the theoretical purpose of the training programs which are applied at Middle School institutions in Turkey with the education programs which are applied in Canada, Ireland, Singapore which are more successful than our country in the international exams such as TIMSS and PISA in terms of content, target gain, education statuses and test conditions (measurement and assessment) dimensions. The research model of this study is the document analysis based scanning model. The instruction programs of these countries were primarily accessed on the internet and translated into Turkish. As a result of the research, it was concluded that the most comprehensive and intense content was in Ireland Physics Curriculum, the highest gain in number was in Turkey Physics Curriculum, the most balanced distribution of the Gains based on Bloom Taxonomy was in Canada Physics Curriculum, Canada Physics Curriculum was richer in teaching activities, and the most similar program to Turkey Physics Curriculum was Ireland Physics Curriculum in terms of contents, education statutes and test conditions.