Teacher Education in Times of Change

Teacher Education in Times of Change


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ISBN-13: 9781447318545
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 02/15/2016
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Gary Beauchamp is professor of education and associate dean in the School of Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Linda Clarke is a professor of education at Ulster University in Northern Ireland. Moira Hulme is senior lecturer in educational research at the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change, University of Glasgow, UK. Martin Jephcote is professor of education and director of teaching and learning in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University. Aileen Kennedy is a senior lecturer in teacher professional learning and teacher education policy at the University of Strathclyde. Teresa O’Doherty is dean of education at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and former Southern Chair of the Standing Conference of Teacher Educators, North and South. Geraldine Magennis lectures in education and literacy in St Mary's University College, Belfast. Ian Menter was professor of teacher education and director of professional programmes at the University of Oxford and also president of the British Educational Research Association from 2013 to 15. Jean Murray is research leader in the Cass School, University of East London. Trevor Mutton is an associate professor in the Department of Education and course director for the Postgraduate Certificate in Education at the University of Oxford. Gillian Peiser is a senior lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University.

Table of Contents

Foreword - Marilyn Cochran-Smith
Introduction - Ian Menter

Section 1: Setting the Scene - Context and Methods
Introduction - Ian Menter
UK and Irish teacher education in a time of change - Ian Menter
Analysing teacher education policy: historical and comparative approaches - Moira Hulme

Section 2: Teacher Education Policy in Five Nations
Teacher Education in England: change in abundance, continuities in question - Jean Murray and Trevor Mutton
Teacher Education Policy in Northern Ireland: impediments, initiatives and influences - Linda Clarke and Geraldine Magennis
Teacher Education in Scotland: consensus politics and ‘the Scottish policy style’
- Moira Hulme and Aileen Kennedy
Teacher Education in Wales: towards an enduring legacy? - Gary Beauchamp and Martin Jephcote
Teacher Education in the Republic of Ireland: a challenging and changing landscape - Teresa O'Doherty

Section 3: Critical Issues in Teacher Education Policy: Home International Analyses
Standards and Accountability in Teacher Education - Aileen Kennedy
The Place of Research in Teacher Education - Gillian Peiser
Teacher Education and Higher Education - Jean Murray
Partnership in Teacher Education - Trevor Mutton

Section 4: Conclusion
Insights from the five nations and implications for the future - Moira Hulme, Ian Menter, Jean Murray and Teresa O'Doherty

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