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Unpacking the inequality among Turkish schools: findings from PISA 2006
The study investigates the effects of certain school characteristics on students’ mathematics performances in Turkey in the PISA 2006 while controlling for family background and demographic characteristics. Three models ...
Curriculum reform in Turkish teacher education: attitudes of teacher educators towards change in an EU candidate nation
Educational development is one way through which Turkey enhances progress towards its social goals and prepares itself for European Union membership. A major effort to upgrade the Turkish educational system was made through ...
Restructuring reforms in Turkish teacher education: modernization and development in a dynamic environment
The paper examines the effectiveness of recent reforms in teacher education in Turkey, specifically the restructuring of programmes in university faculties of education. It first, briefly, sets the reforms of the 1990s ...
Educational reform in Turkey
There are a number of reform initiatives underway in Turkey but some of these, which are concerned with curricular and structural changes, have encountered serious difficulties. This paper begins with a brief summary of ...