Educational Policies in Turkey and Its Reflection by Figen EresEducational Policies in Turkey and Its Reflection by Figen Eres

Educational Policies in Turkey and Its Reflection

EditorFigen Eres

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Education is a major political issue and a major focus of country attention. The fact that the development and knowledge brought forth by an information society is constantly being questioned and has made development and innovation in education inevitable. Education is also seen as a crucial factor in ensuring economic productivity and social development. This book examines the educational policies and results in Turkey. It states that basic problems of the Turkish education system are inequality, quality and a lack of planning. Centralized structure affects autonomy negatively in schools. The problem with education policies of the Ministry of National Education is also the lack of vision. This volume develops needed paradigms to balance the opinions of the decision makers, administrators and teachers with the preferences of the student body in Turkey.

Figen Eres is Professor of Education Management and Planning at Gazi University, Ankara. She teaches school leadership, teacher evaluation, planning, and policy analysis in educational management. Her research focuses on education policy and planning, school leadership and teacher evaluation. She also conducts cross-cultural and cross-...
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Title:Educational Policies in Turkey and Its ReflectionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.47 × 6.05 × 0.65 inPublished:November 9, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:363167872X

ISBN - 13:9783631678725

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Turkish Educational System – Evaluation of Turkey’s Compulsory and Discontinuous (4+4+4) Education System – Education Quality from PISA and TIMSS – From Guests to Citizens: Syrian Children – A Brief History of Computers in Turkish Schools – Teacher Training Policies In Turkey – Constructivist education understanding in the curricula – School textbooks in Turkey