Educational Development and Infrastructure for Immigrants and Refugees

Educational Development and Infrastructure for Immigrants and Refugees

Şefika Şule Erçetin (Lancaster University, UK & Hacettepe University, Turkey)
Release Date: August, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 375
ISBN13: 9781522533252|ISBN10: 1522533257|EISBN13: 9781522533269|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3325-2


Education is a pivotal influence on all members of society. However, in the case of immigrants and refugees integrating into a new country, allowing proper learning opportunities can offer specific challenges that must be overcome.

Educational Development and Infrastructure for Immigrants and Refugees is an innovative source of scholarly research on the role of education for refugees and immigrants, and it examines methods to develop effective learning processes for these students. Highlighting a range of perspectives on topics such as lifelong learning, legal considerations, and multiculturalism, this book is ideally designed for teachers, policy makers, researchers, academics, and professionals actively involved in the education sector.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Foreign Language Learning
  • K-12 Education
  • Legal Considerations
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Multiculturalism
  • School Administration
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Sefika Sule Erçetin graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences Department of Business Administration at Anadolu University in 1984. In 1987 she has started to work as research assistant at the Division of Educational Administration, Supervision, Planning, and Economics in Hacettepe University and completed the doctorate there. Since 2003 she has been working as professor. She worked as visiting scholar in national and international universities. She has worked in many national and international projects as member of project team project coordinator. She is the president, board member and founder member of the International Science Association (ISCASS). She is editor in chief of different national and international journals She has many published articles both national and international journals. She has written many national books, international book chapters and edited international books, latter of them published by well-known international publishers. She is one of rare academicians in Turkey who interests in “chaos, complexity, quantum leadership” since 1990. She has directed many theses and she gives seminars about these topics. Other main research fields of her are comparative education policies, research methods organizational intelligence & stupidity and wisdom, leadership, migration, fuzzy logic, children at risk, women and peace studies, social media, plasma leadership, quantum leadership, women leadership model.