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Teacher Education in Transition 9780335200405

Teacher Education in Transition

Re-Forming Professionalism?

ISBN-10: 0335200400
ISBN-13: 9780335200405
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PUBLISHER: McGraw-Hill Education
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Product Description: The 1990s were a period of quite dramatic change for initial teacher education in England and Wales with wave of Government sponsored reforms. The changes introduced were highly controversial as those in higher education who were traditionally responsible for teacher education felt marginalized; many believed that what was at stake in these reforms was the nature of teacher professionalism itself. It was against this background of policy change and political ferment that the Economic and Social Research Council funded two successive research projects to evaluate the consequences of the reforms. The projects, known as MOTE (Modes of Teacher Education), included two national surveys as well as more detailed cases studies of particular courses. In this volume, the authors draw upon these two major studies as well as more contemporary policy analysis to give an overview of the impact of policy change throughout the 1990s. In doing so they consider whether a new form of professionalism was indeed created.

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PAGES: 192
CATEGORY: Education
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