The Role of Mainstream Schools in Turkish Speaking Children’s Achievement in the UK





immigration issues, bilingual learners, Turkish Speaking Communities, Ethnic and identity issues


This study takes into account the language-related immigration issues of Turkish Speaking folks. Therefore, it studies TSSs as bilingual learners and English as additional language learners in terms of arrivals to the mainstream school, in the UK context. Ethnic and identity issues are also intrigued in the construction of TS Communities in the UK. In addition, in this work I examine the history of Turkish Speaking Communities’ immigration to the UK and provide data conducting first and secondary sources.

In this study, I provide a literature review on identity issues, settlement patterns of Turkish-Speaking People and their immigration history. I also present existing literature on bilingual education, supplementary schools and after-school clubs.


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How to Cite

Kose, A. (2018). The Role of Mainstream Schools in Turkish Speaking Children’s Achievement in the UK. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 6(5).