A study of in-service teacher educator roles, with implications for a curriculum for their professional development
O’Dwyer, J. B.
Atlı, H. H.
European Journal of Teacher Education
4 - 20
Item Usage Stats
MetadataShow full item record
In-service educators have a crucial role to play in meeting the professional learning needs of teachers of the future, according to the Council of Europe’s ‘ET 2020’, although it is less clear what that role entails. This empirical study, undertaken in a university school of English language in Turkey, explores the everyday experience of a team of wholly school-based in-service educators and develops a model of their role based on an analysis of questionnaire, interview and focus group data. The results attest to the complexities of the in-service educator’s role, revealing them to be more than simply effective teachers. Catering for affective needs, coaching a broad range of clients, interpreting contextual variables and providing appropriate feedback represent some of the challenges in-service educators are facing in the research context, which set them apart and suggest important lessons for the development of an in-service educator training curriculum. © 2014, © 2014 Association for Teacher Education in Europe.
School-based teacher education
Teacher education curriculum
Published Version (Please cite this version)http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02619768.2014.902438
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Güney, Özge (Bilkent University, 2018-07)This study aimed to explore the perceptions of pre-service teachers towards discussions of queer issues in English language classrooms and in teacher education programs in Turkey. The data were collected through pre- and ...
Curriculum reform in Turkish teacher education: attitudes of teacher educators towards change in an EU candidate nation Grossman, G. M.; Onkol, P. E.; Sands, M. (Elsevier, 2007-03)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 ...
EFL teachers’ identity (re)construction as teachers of intercultural competence: a language socialization approach Ortaçtepe, D. (Routledge, 2015)Adapting Norton’s (2000) notion of investment as an analytical lens along with thematic analysis, this longitudinal/narrative inquiry explores how 2 EFL teachers’ language socialization in the United States resulted in an ...