Source: Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, Volume 16, Issue 5, 2010, P. 615 - 632.
This article reports an evaluation of an innovative university-school partnership in which teacher practitioners work as university lecturers in a regional Australian pre-service teacher education programme.
The philosophy of this programme encompasses authentic partnerships between universities, schools and other industry employers.
The goal of the study was to understand the experiences and outcomes for the teacher practitioners and in documenting their experiences.
The participants were staff members who are currently on contract as university lecturers as well as teachers who have completed secondments and returned to school settings are surveyed.