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The Role of Higher Education in Initial Teacher Training - John Furlong

The Role of Higher Education in Initial Teacher Training

By: John Furlong (Editor), Richard Smith (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st February 1996
ISBN: 9780749416195
Number Of Pages: 192

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This text explores the issue of what role, if any, higher education should play in intial teacher training. The authors argue for the continued involvement of higher education in teacher training and cover such areas as the 1994 Education Act, the role of universities and the schools consortia.

Notes on Contributors
Introductionp. 1
Just Desertp. 8
Modest Proposals? Teacher Education and the Education Act 1994p. 23
Higher Education and Teacher Training: A Century of Progress and Promisep. 35
Initial Teacher Education and the Reconstruction of the Universityp. 50
The Role of University Departments of Education in Improving Educational Standardsp. 65
The Changing Balance in Initial Teacher Education: A School Perspectivep. 81
English, Higher Education and Ethicsp. 91
The Limits of Mentoring: The Contribution of the Higher Education Tutor to Primary Student Teachers' School-based Learningp. 101
The Subject-method Seminar and the Role of the Teacher Educatorp. 119
Reassessing Professionalism: A Polemicp. 139
Do Student Teachers Need Higher Education?p. 151
The Demands of a Professional Practice and Preparation for Teachingp. 166
The University, the Academic Tradition, and Educationp. 179
Something for the Grown-upsp. 195
Indexp. 213
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ISBN: 9780749416195
ISBN-10: 074941619X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st February 1996
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1

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