Teacher Education in Schools: An International Comparison

May 2007

Source: European Journal of Teacher Education, Volume 30, Issue 2 May 2007, pages 151 – 173

Learning at the workplace is an important development in teacher education in secondary education. In this study we look at the school-linked models for teacher education that exist in England, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden. The characteristics of these models and their possible consequences for the quality of teachers are investigated.

We observed among others a substantial variation between countries on matters of integration between the institution and the school, the emphasis on academic or practical training, embedding of teacher education and duration of teacher education.

Updated: Jan. 16, 2008