Secondary school teachers' opinions about in-service teacher training: a focus group interview study

Bozkurt E., KAVAK N. , YAMAK H. , BİLİCİ S. C. , Darici O., Ozkaya Y.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, İspanya, 2 - 05 Şubat 2012, cilt.46, ss.3502-3506 identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Cilt numarası: 46
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.093
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Barcelona
  • Basıldığı Ülke: İspanya
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.3502-3506


The aim of this study is to determine the secondary school teachers' opinions about in-service teacher training programs in Turkish Educational System. hi order to provide in-depth information about teachers' opinions, the focus group interview method was used in this research. She participants of this study are nine secondary school teachers. The findings revealed that teachers strongly desire to receive trainings on curriculum, scientific developments in their own fields; drama and theater. Teachers suggest that a needs analysis should be conducted in order to inform for planning of trainings. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof Dr. Huseyin Uzunboylu