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The aim of the study is to determine the crisis preparedness level of teachers in middle schools in North Cyprus Republic. The study provided a comprehensive review of crisis management in school in terms of its effects on middle school teachers, demographic variables and relationship to teachers’ performance and teachers’ crisis intervention abilities. The safety-related types of in-service training needs of teacher was also examined in the study. Based on the aims of the study, “Crisis Intervention Scale” which was developed by Gülyüz Debeş (2020) was used to investigate teachers’ perceptions about crisis management in schools. To analyze the data content and descriptive analysis was conducted. This was both quantitative and qualitative methodology. The interview technique was used in the study and descriptive analysis was also conducted as data analysis techniques. The participants of the study comprised 48 teachers in North Cyprus Republic Semester of 2020-2021 academic years. The questionnaire forms were delivered participants, 27 (%56.3) were female and 21 (%43.8) were male. The sample of the study was randomly selected. According to the arithmetic mean score of teachers’ (2.00 to 2.48) about crisis situations that had few effect on their performance in school. Meanwhile, the arithmetic mean score of teachers’ (2.06 to 2.63) about managing crisis situations with sufficient practice, teachers’ were very good at managing crisis situations with sufficient practice. In addition, the arithmetic mean score of teachers’ (1.92 to 2.92) about safety-related types of in-service training needs teachers’ were very high.
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