Developing the professional competencies of future teachers is one of the main tasks of the faculties of education. The framework of the expected qualifications for ensuring the quality of education and professional development of teachers is determined by General Competencies for Teaching Profession in Turkey. Field teacher candidates are also required to acquire competencies specific to the field in the preparation phase of the profession. The field education knowledge competency of the History Teacher Special Field Competencies in Turkey includes the ability to associate the history course with the environment. One of the performance indicators of this competence is "organizing educational trips (to libraries, archives, museums and historical places, etc.) within the framework of the social activities regulation" The purpose of this study is to provide history teacher candidates with a performance indicator for organizing educational trips to out-of-school learning areas in History Teacher Special Field Competencies. The study group of this research, which is designed according to action research, one of the qualitative research methods, consists of 72 history teacher candidates studying in the Pedagogical Formation Certificate Program at the Faculty of Education of a state university. The data of the research were obtained using a semi-structured interview form. Within the scope of the research, firstly, history teacher candidates were given education on out-of-school history education in the special teaching methods course. Afterwards, Anne Frank- A History For Today Exhibition was visited and the teaching designs and views of the history teacher candidates on how to use this history exhibition in their lessons were examined. According to the results of the research, it was observed that the education given to increase the proficiency of history teacher candidates for out-of-school history teaching was effective and, in this context, they were able to use the exhibition they visited in the history lessons they designed. In addition, historical thinking skills such as historical empathy, historical analysis and interpretation, historical comprehension and values such as respect for differences, respect for human rights and democracy, and tolerance are among the results of the research.
History teacher qualifications, out-of-school history education, Anne Frank- A History for Today Exhibition, action research