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“It Enables Me to Realise My Fantasies Regarding The Practicum”: A Preliminary Study of An Academia–School Partnership in Israel
This article presents an exploratory study of a 10-year-old partnership between a special education department at a Teacher Training College in Israel and a special school for children with developmental disabilities. The partnership is analysed utilising criteria that characterise successful Professional Development Schools. Strengths and weaknesses of the model are discussed and recommendations for future directions and research are presented.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2009
Teacher Behaviour and Student Outcomes: Suggestions for Research on Teacher Training and Professional Development
The study reported here examines whether teaching skills included in the dynamic model of educational effectiveness can be grouped into types of teacher behavior and whether these types are related with different student outcome measures. The data stem from a study which was conducted in order to test the validity of the dynamic model.
Updated: Jan. 05, 2009
This article presents research that was conducted at the Autism Institute in the People's Republic of China. The article examines and highlights aspects of the teacher training model at the Autism Institute that have led to the preparation of highly qualified, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable teachers of children with autism. Results of the research indicated that teacher education was highly valued at this organization. One of the most important features of this organization regarding teacher training was found to be the positive relationships between upper level staff, including instructional leaders, and newer classroom teachers.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2008
The article examines the value added to public middle school education by pedagogically trained college student. 680 middle schools were randomly selected and assigned groups. University arts and sciences students were put into two groups on the basis of those with formal teacher training and those without. Each student was thought four lessons to his instructional group. Results indicated that pupils' achievement was influenced by their perceptions of task difficulty and that teaching behaviors had a statistically significant influence on adjusted pupil achievement outcomes among students with formal pedagogical training.
Updated: Oct. 29, 2008
This article is a reflection of challenges facing transition into teaching in Australian schools. A small group of teacher educators were interviewed at Australian regional university. The paper argues for multidisciplinary cohorts for induction, and makes recommendations for systematic, inclusive induction programs for all new academics, including teacher educators
Updated: Aug. 27, 2008
This article report on the impact of pedagogical training and self-efficacy beliefs on teachers. 200 teachers were divided into groups depending on the amount pedagogical training they had. The results indicated that pedagogical training had an effect on scales measuring conceptual change/student-focused approach and self-efficacy beliefs.
Updated: Jul. 23, 2008
This paper reflects on a new pre-service teacher education initiative, Classmates. Classmates is a collaboration between the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and the New South Wales Department of Education and Training (DET), South Western Sydney Region. Classmates aims to prepare pre-service teachers to work in challenging, hard-to-staff schools. These contexts typically have socially disadvantaged populations and annually experience teacher shortages and high teacher turnover, particularly amongst beginning and early career teachers.
Updated: Apr. 26, 2008