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Allen, William; Hyde, Mervyn; Whannel, Robert; O'Neill, Maureen – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Regional and national interest in reforming teaching in Indonesia has seen governments, NGOs and education specialists combine to drive pedagogical changes among school teachers there. Results of these programs have been indifferent at best. This paper reports on teacher reform programs in Provinsi Papua, one of the most marginal societies in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Faculty Development, Secondary School Teachers
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Christiansen, Iben; Bertram, Carol; Mukeredzi, Tabitha – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Within teacher education, there is ongoing debate about the nature and extent of the propositional and conceptual knowledge that teachers need. In this paper we interrogate the learning tasks detailed in six learning modules offered in a formal qualification for South African Foundation Phase (grade R-3) teachers. Our purpose is to analyse to what…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Student Teachers, Informal Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Charteris, Jennifer; Dargusch, Joanne – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
There is both a growing appreciation of teacher assessment capability for the improvement of school student learning and achievement and a commensurate drive for graduates in Australian Initial Teacher Education institutions to demonstrate impact on school student learning as part of a national accreditation process. We argue in this article that…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Improvement, Accreditation (Institutions), Practicums
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Grudnoff, Lexie; Haigh, Mavis; Mackisack, Vivienne – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
The study that provides the context for this article developed from a major overhaul of the practicum in an undergraduate initial teacher education degree in which practicum roles and relationships were re-envisaged. The aim was to reinvigorate university-school practicum relationships through the collaborative development of a practicum where…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Practicums, Undergraduate Study, Educational Change
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Miles, Rebecca; Lemon, Narelle; Mathewson Mitchell, Donna; Reid, Jo-Anne – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
As a field, Teacher Education has lived with continued criticism from governmental and research bodies on the quality of professional preparation and the lack of a strong research base. We respond to such criticisms by considering possibilities for further exploration of the "research of practice" and the "practice of research"…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Educational Researchers, Role
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Sharma, Umesh; Nuttal, Anthony – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
Thirty pre-service teachers took part in a nine-week university course focussed on the benefits of inclusive education and the techniques needed to successfully implement it. The Teachers' Attitudes Toward Inclusion Scale (TATIS), Concerns about Inclusive Education Scale (CIES), and Teacher's Efficacy in Implementing Inclusive Practices (TEIP)…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Inclusion, Statistical Analysis, Disabilities
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Choi, Yoonjung; Shin, Eui-Kyung – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
This study explores the experiences of 34 US social studies teachers who participated in a cross-cultural professional development in South Korea, and the impact of the programme on the participant teachers' perceptions and practices of global education. Drawing upon a postcolonial lens, this mixed-method study takes a critical look at (a) how…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Faculty Development, Study Abroad, Global Education
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Averill, Robin; Drake, Michael; Anderson, Dayle; Anthony, Glenda – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
Managing mathematical discussion is known to be challenging for novice teachers. Coaching within student teacher rehearsals of teaching has been shown to develop mathematics teaching practice, but can be time consuming. To examine how coaching using questions could assist novice teachers to promote mathematical thinking and discussions within…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers, Educational Practices
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Du Plessis, Anna; Carroll, Annemaree; Gillies, Robyn M. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
The lived experiences of novice teachers in out-of-field positions influence future career decisions and impact on their journey towards being competent and experienced practitioners, conversely their "life-world" is often misunderstood. The purpose of the study reported in this article is to investigate the lived experiences of these…
Descriptors: Novices, Educational Practices, School Administration, Leadership
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Kennedy, Aileen – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Enhancing teacher learning is acknowledged globally as a key route to improving student outcomes, thereby contributing to nation states' economic competitiveness. This globally accepted policy "hypernarrative" is driving reform of teacher education policy internationally. This article seeks to analyse some key features of contemporary…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Policy, Professional Education, Educational Objectives
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Chee, Yam San; Mehrotra, Swati; Ong, Jing Chuan – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
A dominant discourse on "scaling-up" small-scale innovations based on a limited number of successful classroom trials pervades the educational literature. We view this discourse as insensitive to the professional work of teachers and the human side of school change. Our research investigated how teacher professional development could be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Social Studies, Governance
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Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling; Chai, Ching Sing; Hong, Huang-Yao; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
This study investigates 201 Singaporean teachers' perceptions of their technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK), lesson design practices, and design dispositions through a survey instrument. Investigation of these constructs reveal important variables influencing teachers' perceptions of TPACK which have not yet been explored. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Schostak, John – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
The paper explores pedagogies of surveillance and counter pedagogies of radical democracy and co-operative practice and their implications for continuing professional development (CPD). Teachers have had to respond to an increasing naturalisation of surveillance in schools. However, this naturalisation can be countered by drawing upon the emergent…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Educational Practices, Teacher Education, Democratic Values
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Clayton, Kathleen; Smith, Heidi; Dyment, Janet – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Understanding theory-practice relationships in pre-service teacher education is an enduring concern for many teacher educators. Drawing on data from an investigation into the theory-practice nexus in an outdoor education teacher education programme, this article examines pedagogical approaches to exploring theory and practice with pre-service…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices, Outdoor Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Arnold, Julie; Edwards, Tony; Hooley, Neil; Williams, Jo – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2012
Working within the general framework of Habermas and Shulman, the research reported here probes new directions of teacher education and school-university partnerships. The paper presents preliminary evidence of the theorising of teaching practice by pre-service teachers and university staff as they work together with the praxis inquiry protocol…
Descriptors: Evidence, Communities of Practice, Preservice Teacher Education, Research Methodology
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