The Digital Teachers Project: A Step towards Empowering Teachers for More Equitable Education.

Kaplan, Göknur
Çağıltay, Kürşat
Kara Aydemir, Ayşe Gül
Çelik, Berkan
Tunga, Yeliz
This study aims to present preliminary findings of the Digital Teachers Project that is carried out with elementary schools teachers in Turkey, which is basically designed to develop and improve their digital literacy and competencies. This project aims to contribute to digital transformation in education by increasing and improving the digital competencies of teachers who have difficulties in using digital technologies in their classes, especially during the emergency remote education we are experiencing due to the pandemic. Designed based on, “learning by doing” approach, the project was highly appreciated by the teachers and completion rates and teachers’ satisfaction levels show that the ‘Digital Teachers’ Project offers a viable and sustainable model for in-service teacher education.
AERA (American Educational Research Association) 2022


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G. Kaplan, K. Çağıltay, A. G. Kara Aydemir, B. Çelik, and Y. Tunga, “The Digital Teachers Project: A Step towards Empowering Teachers for More Equitable Education.,” presented at the AERA (American Educational Research Association) 2022, California, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri, 2022, Accessed: 00, 2022. [Online]. Available: