A Look into the Past and the Present of Second Language Teacher Education Practices in Turkey

Büşra Delen


In the age of globalization and changing paradigms, nothing but the need for better education remains constant. Policy makers try to achieve the ultimate goal of better education with ever-changing and evolving reforms they put into practice. Turkey is no different from other countries in that sense.  Second language teacher education is one of the fields that has been undergoing extensive renovations along with English language teaching for at least two decades now. This paper presents the developments in this dynamic field in relation to the ones occurring in English language teaching and the current pre-service teacher education settings in Turkey. 


Second language teacher education, English Language Teaching, Higher Education Policies, Educational Policies

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