Professional learning in the ELT practicum: Co-constructing visions.

Karaman, Abdullah Cendel
Rakıcıoğlu Söylemez, Anıl
Eröz Tuğa, Betil


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The role of teachers in education is widely acknowledged in educational studies that routinely find that quality of teaching is fundamental to student success. Accordingly, this study set out to examine and describe the professional development of teachers in countries where students perform better in the PISA assessment, namely, Finland, Estonia, Japan, Singapore, and China. Data were obtained from primary sources and compared using Bereday's method. The general structure and systems used for professional ...
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A. C. Karaman, A. Rakıcıoğlu Söylemez, and B. Eröz Tuğa, “Professional learning in the ELT practicum: Co-constructing visions.,” Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University, Journal of Faculty of Education, pp. 282–293, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: