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The article describes a cross cultural study of early education professionals regarding their perceptions of status, working conditions, and public appreciation. The study was conducted in Guatemala, Hong, Kong, Hungary, India, Mexico, Peru and the United States. Cross cultural data indicate high agreement on the professionals' perceptions. Participants felt discouraged and unappreciated and needed greater financial and emotional support.
Updated: Jan. 27, 2008
A two-year project was introduced to Hong Kong kindergarten teachers where they were asked to created collaborative videos about models of good practices, following effective teaching episodes with peer teachers. Findings suggest that the use of a collaborative project activated the teachers' creativity and sensitivity in giving the children's learning a first priority in their pedagogy.
Updated: Jan. 24, 2008
The Influence of an Inclusive Education Course on Attitude Change of Pre-service Secondary Teachers in Hong Kong
Hong Kong has slowly shifted from insulating students with disabilities in special classrooms, to providing inclusive programs in regular classrooms. As a result, teacher education institutions have begun offering study programs in order to facilitate coping with the diversity in the classes. The paper examines the adequacy of the inclusive education on the attitude change of preservice teachers in Hong Kong. The study consisted of surveys administered to 200 preservice teachers regarding their opinions about the inclusion program, before and after the special module study.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008
The article describes a study conducted in Hong Kong and designed to examine the impact of school based curriculum development. Analysis of data revealed that the extent to which teachers were involved in the development process, contributed to the positive development of the participating teachers. The study utilized the PER (the process of planning, experimenting and reflecting).
Updated: Jan. 09, 2008