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Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies

Volume 22, Number 4

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Teacher education policies in the United States: The accountability shift since 1980

    Barbara L. Bales

    This conceptual paper examines a tug-of-war between state and national authorities in the United States for control of teacher recruitment, preparation, licensing, and professional development... More

    pp. 395-407

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  2. Exploring teachers’ will to learn

    I.M. Van Eekelen, J.D. Vermunt & H.P.A. Boshuizen

    In this study, it is assumed that “a will to learn” must be present before teachers engage in actual learning activities. In order to explore teachers’ will to learn in workplace situations, a... More

    pp. 408-423

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  3. Plus ça change: Change and continuity in literacy teaching

    Ros Fisher

    This paper reports the findings of a longitudinal study of the literacy teaching of two teachers who were involved in a large-scale government initiative to change the way literacy is taught. These... More

    pp. 424-436

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  4. The use of the Interconnected Model of Teacher Professional Growth for understanding the development of science teachers’ knowledge on models and modelling

    Rosária Justi & Jan van Driel

    Models play an important role in science education. However, previous research has revealed that science teachers’ content knowledge, curricular knowledge, and pedagogical content knowledge on... More

    pp. 437-450

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  5. Perceptions of prospective entrants to teacher education

    Alexis Taylor

    The findings of a small-scale study concerning entry into teacher education are presented. Data were collected over four years by questionnaires completed by a total of 140 participants attending... More

    pp. 451-464

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  6. Laura's story: Using Problem Based Learning in early childhood and primary teacher education

    Suzy Edwards & Marie Hammer

    Increasingly, graduates across a range of professions are required to possess the ability to critically evaluate information, solve problems and participate in collaborative group work. Problem... More

    pp. 465-477

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  7. Strategic factors and barriers for promoting educational organizational learning

    V.J. García-Morales, F.J. Lopez-Martín & R. Llamas-Sánchez

    This article uses a global model to analyse empirically how the personal and professional development of educators (personal mastery) facilitates the creation of a series of basic shared values ... More

    pp. 478-502

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  8. Comparing primary student teachers’ attitudes, subject knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge needs in a physics activity

    Jane Johnston & Maija Ahtee

    This research explores and compares primary student teachers’ attitudes, subject knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) in physics in two institutions in England and Finland, using a... More

    pp. 503-512

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  9. Preparing teachers for inclusive education in Cyprus

    Panayiotis Angelides, Tasoula Stylianou & Paul Gibbs

    In this study, we explore the following questions: (a) How do Cyprus universities that educate teachers respond to the challenge of inclusive education? Are the programmes of these institutions... More

    pp. 513-522

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