Yıl 2016, Cilt 17 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 0 - 0 2016-04-20

English Language Teacher Professional Development: When Institutional Frameworks Fall Short

Alev ÖZBİLGİN [1] , Besime ERKMEN [2] , Cendel KARAMAN [3]


In the last couple of decades, teachers’ professional development has received much attention in the field of teacher education. In addition to maximizing quality in preparing English language teachers in pre-service programs, efforts have also been directed towards enhancing ongoing in-service professional development worldwide. The way these needs are addressed vary across nations based on policies and institutional frameworks. The purpose of this paper is to discuss EFL teachers’ beliefs, experiences, and their needs regarding professional development in a particular context: Northern Cyprus. In particular, teachers’ visions, self, and their role in relation to development were examined. Interviews with 12 teachers in three different cities were carried out. Our findings indicate that if institutional support for professional development is unavailable or insufficient, teachers rely on their own resources. Their preference, however, is to be part of the system that supports and appreciates their efforts. The findings also imply that these teachers are aware of the constraints in the system and they highlight that a needs analysis should be carried out to design professional development activities that meet teachers’ needs and interests. Based on the findings, recommendations are made to the governing bodies.

Teacher professional development, Teacher education; EFL teacher beliefs
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Bölüm Makaleler
Yazarlar

Yazar: Alev ÖZBİLGİN

Yazar: Besime ERKMEN

Yazar: Cendel KARAMAN

Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 20 Nisan 2016

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APA ÖZBİLGİN, A , ERKMEN, B , KARAMAN, C . (2016). English Language Teacher Professional Development: When Institutional Frameworks Fall Short. İnönü Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi , 17 (1) , 0-0 . DOI: 10.17679/iuefd.17152899
MLA ÖZBİLGİN, A , ERKMEN, B , KARAMAN, C . "English Language Teacher Professional Development: When Institutional Frameworks Fall Short". İnönü Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 17 (2016 ): 0-0 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/inuefd/issue/26707/280930>
Chicago ÖZBİLGİN, A , ERKMEN, B , KARAMAN, C . "English Language Teacher Professional Development: When Institutional Frameworks Fall Short". İnönü Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 17 (2016 ): 0-0
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ISNAD ÖZBİLGİN, Alev , ERKMEN, Besime , KARAMAN, Cendel . "English Language Teacher Professional Development: When Institutional Frameworks Fall Short". İnönü Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 17 / 1 (Nisan 2016): 0-0 . https://doi.org/10.17679/iuefd.17152899
AMA ÖZBİLGİN A , ERKMEN B , KARAMAN C . English Language Teacher Professional Development: When Institutional Frameworks Fall Short. inuefd. 2016; 17(1): 0-0.
Vancouver ÖZBİLGİN A , ERKMEN B , KARAMAN C . English Language Teacher Professional Development: When Institutional Frameworks Fall Short. İnönü Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi. 2016; 17(1): 0-0.