A comparative analysis of national and international English language curricula for high schools in Turkey
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This research study comparatively analyses five national and international high school English language curricula implemented in Turkey. These curricula are the Turkish Ministry of National Education (MONE) High School English Language curriculum, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Language A: Language and Literature curriculum, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Language B curriculum, Advanced Placement (AP) English Language and Composition curriculum, and Advanced Placement (AP) English Literature and Composition curriculum. The study uses content analysis to explore how the Turkish MONE English language curriculum for high schools compare and contrast with the English language curriculum in the two international programs, namely International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), and Advanced Placement (AP), in terms of educational philosophies, intent, content, approaches to design, approaches to implementation, approaches to assessment, and approaches to evaluation.
KeywordsEnglish language curriculum
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme