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The article reviews a synthesis of evaluation studies of alternative teacher certification programs that were introduced in the Netherlands between 2000 and 2005. The evaluation studies examined intake assessment, workplace learning, mentoring, and opportunities to qualify in all basic aspects of teaching. Findings raised concern about the alternative certification programs and offered some recommendations for change.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008
The article examines the impact NCLB has had on teacher education programs and criticizes the increased focus on testing to determine who can teach. The author claims that the current NCLB program pushes out and alienates potential teachers whose strengths and interests do not show op on the tests, and that it has, in effect created a system of privilege and inequality.
Updated: Jan. 02, 2008