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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 33, Number 5

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Policies for teacher education in developing countries

    Beatrice Avalos

    This chapter discusses the context of the 1990s in which teacher education policy has been formulated. The focus is on three of the areas that are pushing for change: a conceptual shift from... More

    pp. 457-474

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  2. Critical dialogues with self: developing teacher identities and roles — a case study of South African student teachers

    Michael Samuel & David Stephens

    This chapter examines the development and maintenance of teacher role and identity by means of a case study of student teachers entering the profession in Durban, South Africa. The first part of... More

    pp. 475-491

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  3. Designs for initial teacher preparation programs: an international view

    Janet S. Stuart & Maria Teresa Tatto

    The process of designing Initial Teacher Preparation Programmes is discussed using five examples of recent innovations in this field, two from the ‘North’ and three from the ‘South’. After briefly ... More

    pp. 493-514

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  4. A skillful start to a teaching career: a matter of developing impactful behaviors, reflective practices, or professional knowledge?

    Dennis Thiessen

    Despite considerable change in the content and structure of teacher education over the last 40years, the pedagogical framework of most programs has remained remarkably consistent. Most programs... More

    pp. 515-537

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  5. The reflective dimension in teacher education

    Vivienne Griffiths

    The terms “reflection” and “reflective practitioner” are now common currency in articles about teacher education and teachers’ professional development, especially in British and North American... More

    pp. 539-555

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  6. Teacher education designed or framed

    Michael Eraut

    This chapter highlights conclusions from the previous chapters about factors impinging on the design of teacher education programs and then assembles a design brief informed by the research... More

    pp. 557-574

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