• To contribute to the improvement of the overall quality of English  language teacher education in Turkey, both pre-service and  in-service, by:
    o encouraging effective teacher education practices
    o making recommendations to relevant stakeholders and  policy-makers

• To provide a forum for English language teacher educators to discuss and share their practices, experiences and research 
• To promote collaborative research and suggest direction for future  research
• To disseminate research findings and create a common database of findings and resource
• To provide guidance and support for less experienced English language  teacher  educators in the field

We aim to accomplish the above by:
• Holding an annual colloquium  (June)
   o Presentations and discussions

• Creating a website for English language teacher educators/ researchers in Turkey
    o Link to wiki for teacher research/classroom research/exploratory practice
    o Link to conferences in Turkey
    o Links to relevant websites, blogs, online resources, etc
    o Links to dissemination of  colloquium outcomes
     o Links to database of English language teacher education research findings

• Holding yearly committee meetings (January)

ELTER Development Plan (Download - pdf)