Future Perception and Expectations of High School Students: A Research on Science High School Students

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  • Metin Işık Ahi Evran Uiversity, Turkey




Future, expectations, science high school, Keywords: Future, expectations, science high school, higher education


This research aims to examine the opinions of Science High School students about their future expectations. Phenomenology design, which was one of the qualitative research methods, was used in the research. The study group consists of 20 volunteer students from the Science High School in the Beylikdüzü county of Istanbul province in the 2021-2022 academic year. Within the scope of the research, a semi-structured interview form prepared by the researcher was used to determine the perceptions and expectations of the students about the future. The answers given to the questions prepared to examine the opinions of science high school students about their future perceptions and expectations were evaluated with content analysis. As a result of the analysis, the high score students took in the high school pass exam in their science high school preferences is expressed by the influence of their parents' directing and the higher learning area they want to study in the future and the professions they want to do It is seen that the expectations of the students about their future are primarily to study at a qualified university and department, to do the job they want, and to have a comfortable and happy life in terms of economy.