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In this article the authors draw upon 14 semi-structured interviews with the participants in a teacher-researcher project on the theme of 'ensuring African Caribbean attainment'. The aim of shedding light on the purposes, processes and lived experiences of teacher research in a difficult and contentious intellectual and practical domain. In the second half of the article the authors analyse the challenges and the rewards of participating in the project, including the challenges of facilitating teacher research. The authors also review the key implications of the research for policy and practice.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2010
The need for capacity-building in teacher education in the UK has been raised as a serious issue by a number of commentators. This paper provides an analytical account of an initiative conducted by the Teacher Education Group (TEG) to build research capacity in teacher education. With reference to a review of the national contexts for research in the UK and research on teacher educators, the article argues that, in order to build research capacity initiatives we need to provide motivation and new types of networking opportunities for researchers, as well as developing their expertise.
Updated: Oct. 18, 2009