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Towards the Re-Articulation of the Work of Teacher Educators in Higher Education Institutions in England
The article refers to professional standards for teacher educators for teacher that have develop be the Netherlands and the United States. These standards are used to identify the professional expertise of teacher educators, to analyse their professional development needs, and to provide assessment mechanisms for accreditation. This article outlines the Dutch and American initiative' and draws on three models for developing a similar framework with teacher educators in England.
Updated: Sep. 11, 2008
Countering insularity in teacher education: academic work on pre-service courses in nursing, social work and teacher education
The issues of second order practice are examined in this article which compares teacher educators and educators of preservice courses for nurses and social workers. The article highlights teaching in higher education, research for scholarship, contribution to the original professional field and service to the university, as elements that bolster professional practices. Another discussion centers around tensions created for professional educators when they consider imperatives of both higher education and professional fields.
Updated: Dec. 25, 2007