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The article discusses changes to teacher education programs due to the growth of alternative route programs, the development of corporate professional development programs and the entrance of for-profit institutions to the market for higher education. Although challenges to social justice have been discussed, their relationships to the other alterations have not yet been explored.
Updated: Jan. 02, 2008
The article examines teacher education programs in England, utilizing mathematics in post compulsory education schools. The author investigates the application of Bernstein's theories to teacher education, catering to diversity of the prospective teachers, incorporation of recontextualization into the course, strategies of learning teacher education coursework, and perception of prospective teachers regarding their weaknesses.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2007
Autonomy or control: discussion of a central dilemma in developing a realistic teacher education in Norway
The article describes the introduction of a collaborative partnership model in initial teacher education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. The model has led the way for professional training closely related to the field of practice and meets the need for 'hands-on' oriented teacher education program. The author suggests that educational theory should precede autonomy in the teaching profession, and that only after acquiring educational theory should students be exposed to other teacher education fundamental issues such as control, an important element of the school system.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2007