The aim of this study is to determine the problems of social studies teachers due to differences in language and culture and inadequate education with refugee students, their methods of solution, the mission of the social studies course and the values that teachers want to teach to refugee students. As a qualitative research method, the case study design was used in the study. The data collection tool chosen in accordance with the method is the interview. The study group consists of 12 social studies teachers teaching refugee students in the state secondary schools of the Ministry of National Education in the Odunpazarı district of Eskişehir in the 2018-2019 academic year. The study has revealed that social studies teachers experience problems with the refugee students due to the policies and curriculum implemented, the difference of language and culture, and students’ lack of receive adequate education, and that they react to some behaviors of refugees negatively.

DOI: 10.14658/pupj-ijse-2020-2-6
ISSN: 2035-4983