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A ‘Partnership in Teaching Excellence’: Ways in which One School–University Partnership Has Fostered Teacher Development
This article reports on some of the factors that contribute to an effective partnership between an urban Australian university and a State Department of Education. The partnership entails as a key purpose the development of school Centres of Excellence which contribute to the preparation of pre-service teachers. Findings point to ways in which the partnership has enhanced pre-service teacher engagement and learning and also indicate ways in which partners in both institutions might further strengthen the partnership.
Updated: Sep. 15, 2013
This article presents a theoretical framework for considering gratitude in the context of pre-service teachers’ professional experience. The article then outlines a small qualitative pilot study of outcomes reported by six pre-service teachers when they consciously applied gratitude in their second practicum. Each participant reported positive effects in the areas of improved relationships, enhanced wellbeing, and improved teaching outcomes.
Updated: Jan. 28, 2013