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New Teacher Education for the Future : International Perspectives - Yin Cheong Cheng

New Teacher Education for the Future

International Perspectives

By: Yin Cheong Cheng (Editor), King Wai Chow (Editor), Kwok Tung Tsui (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th June 2001
ISBN: 9789629490690
Number Of Pages: 550

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In facing up to the numerous challenges to education in a new era of information technology and globalization, this book of 19 chapters will facilitate the quest for new teacher education for the future. The target audiences are teacher educators, educators, graduate students, researchers, policy makers and those interested in educational reform and teacher education for the new century. The chapters, grouped into three sections - `New Perspectives in Teacher Education and Development', `Reform and Development of Teacher Education', and `Innovation and Reflection on Teacher Education Practice' - are prepared by renowned scholars and researchers from different parts of the world. Cutting across these chapters with international perspectives for an international audience are some very fundamental issues, development trends, reform initiatives, innovative practices, and critical reflection with research and reform implications. They are essential to all efforts to develop a new teacher education in the new millennium.

In Search of a New Teacher Education: International Perspectivesp. 3
New Perspectives in Teacher Education and Development
New Education and New Teacher Education: A Paradigm Shift for the Futurep. 33
The Missing Foundation of Teacher Educationp. 69
The Changing Nature of Teachers' Professionalism in a Changing Worldp. 89
Teacher Self Learning in a Networked Environmentp. 109
Reform and Development of Teacher Education
Educational Reform, Schooling, and Teacher Education in Hong Kongp. 147
Challenges of Contemporary Educational Reforms to Teacher Education: The Case of Hong Kongp. 167
From Government-controlled to Market-driven: The Case of Thailand's In-service Teacher Developmentp. 187
The Professional Preparation of Teachers: The Australian Experience in Establishing a Standardp. 219
The Changing Face of Initial Secondary Teacher Education in England (1984-1998)p. 243
Constructing a Constructivist Teacher Education: A Taiwan Experiencep. 261
Developments in Teacher Education in the Asia-Pacific: Issues and Prospects towards the 21st Centuryp. 291
Innovation and Reflection on Teacher Education Practice
The Teacher in Chinese Culture: Learning from the Narratives of Influential Teachersp. 311
Rationalizing the Japanese In-service Teacher Training: A Case of Effective Strategy Formulation and Implementationp. 333
Client-based In-service Education and Training: From South Africa with Lessonsp. 359
Secondary Education, School Effectiveness, and Teacher Development: China and Belgium in Comparisonp. 397
Professional Development, Management Training, and School Improvement: An Experience of Innovationp. 429
Educator Attachment for Professional Development: A Hong Kong Experiencep. 461
Enhancing Reflective and Critical Thinking Skills: Semantic Mapping as A Strategy in Teacher Educationp. 485
Tertiary Learning: The Case of Student Teachers in Self-researchp. 523
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ISBN: 9789629490690
ISBN-10: 9629490692
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 550
Published: 30th June 2001
Publisher: Hong Kong Institute of Education
Country of Publication: HK
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 16.56  x 3.94
Weight (kg): 0.99