Journal of Social Sciences

The Restructuring Process of Teacher Training System in Turkey: A Model of Teacher Training Based on Post-Graduate Education (PGCE)

Sabahattin Deniz and Nurettin Sahin

DOI : 10.3844/jssp.2006.21.26

Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 1

Pages 21-26


The article highlights the development and restructuring of teacher education policy in Turkey and reforms in late 1990s. It includes an overview of the history of modern teacher education in the country and outlines the current system. The purpose of this paper was to describe the nature of reforms and restructuring process based on post-graduate teacher education (PGCE) in the post-1997 period in Turkey that have had an impact on teacher education.


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