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Smyth, John – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2013
In this discursive and wide-ranging paper I want to do two things: first, to interrogate the conditions that led to, and continue to wreak havoc as a result of, the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), and that underpin current policy approaches to teacher education in Australia and other western countries; and second, to move in the direction of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Economic Climate, Financial Exigency
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Smyth, John – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2006
This paper argues that we are currently experiencing a debilitating overload of political interference and media hyperbole in respect of teaching and teacher education, and that much of this blitzkrieg amounts to a "political spectacle" and blatant neo-liberal ideology dressed up as rational analysis. The politics of disparagement being unleashed…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Change, Teachers, Outcomes of Education
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Walkington, Jackie – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2005
Models of learning to teach recognize the important relationship between university and school settings. The roles that educators in each setting play in the development of effective beginning teachers are not discrete. Rather they complement and support one another. Building upon existing literature, and utilizing recent data, this paper…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Educators, Reflective Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education
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Rizvi, Meher; Elliot, Bob – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2005
This paper examines teachers' perceptions of their professionalism under conditions of educational reforms in government primary schools in Karachi, Pakistan. Conceiving teacher professionalism in terms of four dimensions (teacher efficacy, teacher practice, teacher leadership and teacher collaboration) it reports a quantitative survey research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Leadership
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Cochran-Smith, Marilyn – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2004
In the context of escalating criticism of university-based teacher education across the world, a clear need exists for informed defence of the field and the profession as well as critical evaluation of both teacher education and schooling. This paper takes up the issue of the 'outcomes question' in this regard, arguing the case for a strong focus…
Descriptors: Justice, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education