Educational Problems of Immigrant Students

Keywords: Immigrant Students, Educational Problems, Teachers, Academic Problem, Social Problems


The purpose of this study is to identify the problems that immigrant students experience during their education. Mardin where Syrian immigrants live in intense numbers was chosen as the study group of this study. In this context, the study group of this research consists of immigrant students who recieve their education in public schools in Midyat, Mardin and teachers who witness the problems of these students’ problems closely. The data related to this study were obtained from 35 participants who participated in this study willingly in 2021-2022 school year. 20 of the participants were students and the other 15 of the participants were teachers. The problems analyzed within this study were put forth by using case study design from qualitative research methodologies. The data of the research were acquired by means of a semi-structured interview form developed by the researcher. In the interviews carried out with the participants, the data were collected by voice recording, interviewing in person and making notes of participants’ dialogues by phone. The findings of the research were put forth by getting themes and categories, which is done by analyzing the data of the research by means of content analysis method. In the light of acquired findings and results, various suggestions were proposed in relation with the academical and social problems that immigrant students experience.

How to Cite
Karadaş, H. (2022). Educational Problems of Immigrant Students. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 10(S1-Aug), 64-78.