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Original article | International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 2020, Vol. 11(4) 85-93

A Historical Analysis of English Language Teacher Preparation in Ethiopia: Challenges and Possible Intervention Models

Mebratu Mulatu, Abiy Zewdu, Woldemariam Bezabih, Yirgalem Beleke

pp. 85 - 93   |  Manu. Number: ijrte.2020.011

Published online: December 29, 2020  |   Number of Views: 59  |  Number of Download: 83


Abstract

The purpose of this article is to provide a more comprehensive picture of English language teacher preparation in Ethiopia on top of a closer analysis of current English language teacher education program. In particular, it presents English language teacher education within the context of policy implementation and teacher preparation models over the last six decades by highlighting key reforms and how these reforms impacted the English language teacher preparation system. Different studies currently reveal that teacher preparation in Ethiopia in general and English language teacher preparation in particular is entangled with multiple problems. Hence, this article critically investigates major challenges of the current English language teachers’ preparation program of Ethiopia and recommends possible intervention model which helps to curb the problem.

Keywords: ELT teacher preparation, models


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Mulatu, M., Zewdu, A., Bezabih, W. & Beleke, Y. (2020). A Historical Analysis of English Language Teacher Preparation in Ethiopia: Challenges and Possible Intervention Models . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 11(4), 85-93.

Harvard
Mulatu, M., Zewdu, A., Bezabih, W. and Beleke, Y. (2020). A Historical Analysis of English Language Teacher Preparation in Ethiopia: Challenges and Possible Intervention Models . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 11(4), pp. 85-93.

Chicago 16th edition
Mulatu, Mebratu, Abiy Zewdu, Woldemariam Bezabih and Yirgalem Beleke (2020). "A Historical Analysis of English Language Teacher Preparation in Ethiopia: Challenges and Possible Intervention Models ". International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 11 (4):85-93.

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