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The current case study investigates how several universities in the state of Connecticut responded to teacher education accreditation policy between 2002 and 2006. Using a cognitive perspective on policy implementation and a purposeful sample, the authors describe three common responses: articulation of a programme-wide conceptual framework, greater focus on teacher candidate assessment, and the creation of data collection systems.
Updated: Nov. 17, 2011
Working Within and Against Neoliberal Accreditation Agendas: Opportunities for Professional Experience
Over the past decade in Australia, a neo-liberal political climate has delivered to universities and schools increasing expectations concerning accountability and conformity within professional standards frameworks. This has contributed to growing pressure around Professional Experience programs within teacher education. In light of such accountability agendas, the article analyses impacts arising from the emergence of institutions such as the New South Wales Institute of Teachers.
Updated: Apr. 27, 2009
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
Challenges to University Autonomy in Initial Teacher Education Programmes: The Cases of England, Manitoba and British Columbia
The focus of this article is on the preservice teacher education programs that are designed and carried our by universities, and the accreditation and certification that is managed by state and professional organizations. The article reviews challenges to teacher education in England and Canada.
Updated: May. 18, 2008
This manuscript seeks to share the continuous improvement endeavors by the College of Education faculty and administration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte from initial preparation and planning through their successful national and state accreditation achieved in November 2005.
Updated: Dec. 04, 2007