MEB 36-72 aylık çocuklar için okul öncesi eğitim programı'nın (2006)çocuk hakları açısından incelenmesi
After the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, like other countries, a series of studies begun in Turkey to point out the child rights and raise awareness in society on this subject. Both NGO?s and universities develop projects, make researches to raise the awareness of public. But most of this studies are for primary and secondary school students.However, basic habits are gained at preschool years and education must begin early for create a human right culture at society.In Turkey, the preschoolers are being schooled under the guidelines of MONE (Ministry of National Education) Preschool Program for 36-72 Months Old Children (2006). The aim of this research is to investigate how children?s rights are involved in this program. In this qualitative research based ondocument analysis, program book and Teacher Guide were analized using content analysis method. Frequency of children right categories (survival, development, protection, participation) in each sentence is coded and presented in tables and graphics.Findings indicate that development and participation rights take part in the program mostly and the large part of development rights is right to a quality public education. Protection rights are merely mentioned. Although there is a few fndings that confict with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, it is clear that the program is not based on the convention. Restructuring is neededfor upbringing children with human right culture.