The impact of the colombian framework for english (COFE) project: an insiders'perspective

  • Clara Inés Rubiano Universidad de Antioquia
  • Cristina Frodden Universidad de Antioquia
  • Gloría Cardona Universidad de Antioquia
Keywords: COFE Project, university research collaboration, curricular adjustments, professional development, English teaching.

Abstract

Under the influence of the COFE Project, the ultimate goal of which was to improve the teaching of English in secondary schools in Colombia, English teacher training courses underwent profound changes, which prepared the ground for curricular adjustments required by the Comité Nacional de Acreditacion. The article presents the results of the evaluation of the Cofe project conducted by a team of teachers from nine universities from five areas: language development, professional development, research, resources and evaluation.

How to reference this article:

Rubiano, C. I., Frodden, C. & Cardona, G. (2000). The impact of the colombian framework for english (COFE) project: an insiders'perspective. Íkala. 5 (1-2), pp. 37 – 54 


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Author Biographies

Clara Inés Rubiano, Universidad de Antioquia

Profesora de la Universidad de Caldas

Cristina Frodden, Universidad de Antioquia
Profesora de la Escuela de Idiomas de la Universidad de Antioquia, co-investigadora en el proyecto interuniversitario COFE
Gloría Cardona, Universidad de Antioquia
Profesora de la Universidad de Caldas

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APARICIO, B. ET AL. COFE Working Document Number 5. London: Thames Valley University, 1995.

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CARDONA, A. ET AL. COFE Working Document Number 2. London: Thames Valley University, 1992

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OTÁLORA, M, ET AL. COFE Working Document Number 3. London: Thames Valley University, 1993.

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Published
2011-04-06
How to Cite
Rubiano, C. I., Frodden, C., & Cardona, G. (2011). The impact of the colombian framework for english (COFE) project: an insiders’perspective. Íkala, 5(1), 37-56. Retrieved from https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/ikala/article/view/8545
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Empirical Studies