Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften , Saarbrücken, 2016
This research aims to find out the condition of public primary schools in Manavgat, Antalya in terms of social health care and the learning needs of parents about this issue. The universe of this research that is in screen model comprises public primary schools in Manavgat. Data was collected from administrators of 10 primary schools and parent sample selected through stratified sampling. In data analysis, frequency, percentage and chi square techniques were used. According to research findings, it is detected that almost every school is not suited for school environment health criteria in term of physical environment health and it is understood that parents need to learn about the features of physical environment of schools. It is identified that almost all of the parents have has positive support for informing their children, more than half of them give instrumental support and the majority of them give emotional support to their children. However, it is understood that the number of parents that do not give enough support to their children in these three extents of social support is still high and the parents that do not give any support to their children require learning needs about social support. The majority of parents who did not take any education about the environmental factors which affect student success are willing to take an education like that. Nearly half of these parents prefer to take this education at the weekends in the daytime and one third of them prefer this education on weekdays in the daytime.