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ERIC Number: EJ850590
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1598-1037
The New Turkish Early Childhood Teacher Education Curriculum: A Brief Outlook
Atay-Turhan, Tulay; Koc, Yusuf; Isiksal, Mine; Isiksal, Huseyin
Asia Pacific Education Review, v10 n3 p345-356 Sep 2009
This article aims to describe and reflect on the new early childhood teacher education curriculum in Turkey. The new curriculum is part of a large-scale reform agenda to improve education at all levels. The article begins with a brief history of early childhood education and early childhood teacher education in Turkey. Then, the needs for the curriculum revision and major characteristics of the revised curriculum are discussed. The article concludes with brief discussion about the innovations and suggestions for future research dealing with the implementation and effectiveness of the revised curriculum.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey