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ERIC Number: EJ822641
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
ISSN: ISSN-1466-4208
Language Planning and Implementation in Turkish Primary Schools
Kirkgoz, Yasemin
Current Issues in Language Planning, v8 n2 p174-191 2007
This paper explores a major curriculum innovation in English language teaching in Turkish primary education from macro and micro perspectives. After an overview of the role of English in Turkey, macro-level planning underlying the introduction of English language teaching policy in state-owned primary education is presented. Then the diffusion of innovation through the government's provision of teacher opportunities is laid out. This is followed by micro-level implementation of language policy, focusing on a case study conducted in a local context. Based on survey findings, suggestions are proposed for the future direction of Turkish primary-level English language teaching. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey