Yıl 2018, Cilt 7 , Sayı 4, Sayfalar 161 - 174 2018-12-31

The State of EFL Teacher Education in Turkey: from Past to Present

Dinçay KÖKSAL [1] , Ömer Gökhan ULUM [2]


Being a time-consuming practice, EFL teacher education is a prominent issue to be considered while making long-term policies. In such a globalized setting with such a fast-growing technology, this issue is currently perceived to be more than a requirement as a result of the power of English as a global language. In lieu of this, the necessity of a prosperous EFL teacher education depends heavily on a program worth and meritable. While we see a number of adequate developments in the history of EFL teacher education in Turkey, these developments seem to be insufficient. So, in a world where EFL continuously promotes significance, nearly every country try to power up their EFL teachers− based on both their short and long-term needs. Therefore, within this study, the state of EFL teacher education in Turkey is examined in a chronological order. To achieve this, document analysis technique was employed through investigating the existing records and documents. Conclusions and pedagogical implications of the findings are discussed in the study.

EFL teacher education, policy, English as a global language, EFL teachers, history of EFL teacher education
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Orcid: 0000-0002-8681-4093
Yazar: Dinçay KÖKSAL
Kurum: Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, ELT Department
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-7685-6356
Yazar: Ömer Gökhan ULUM (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: ADANA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY
Ülke: Turkey


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 31 Aralık 2018

APA KÖKSAL, D , ULUM, Ö . (2018). The State of EFL Teacher Education in Turkey: from Past to Present. ELT Research Journal , 7 (4) , 161-174 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/eltrj/issue/41754/483569