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ERIC Number: EJ1102500
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
Teacher Training on Special Education in Turkey
Cavkaytar, Atilla
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v5 n3 Article 7 p41-45 Jul 2006
The important issue of special education services is the special education teachers who have been trained on instruction strategies for children with special needs. Special education teachers have been trained in short term in-service education programs and certificate programs in Turkey until 1983, after 1983 special education teachers are being trained by the universities in the undergraduate programs. There are ten undergraduate programs on special education in the universities for different special education categories in Turkey. The programs consist of 143-144 credit hours of courses offered in eight semesters. A minor program is also included in these programs. However, universities have master and doctorate programs on special education for professionals who have graduated teacher training program on special education and related with special education support programs.
Sakarya University. Esentepe Campus, Adapazari 54000, Turkey. Tel: +90-505-2431868; Fax: +90-264-6141034; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A