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Zhang, Qilong – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
For over three decades, the discourse of quality has permeated the field of research, and there has been increasing policy interest for research assessment. In light of three conceptual perspectives and relying on a systematic literature review, this paper explores four non-traditional dimensions of criteria for assessing the quality of research…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Capacity Building, Foreign Countries
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Singh, Parlo; Heimans, Stephen – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Parlo Singh is a leading contemporary sociologist of education and world-renowned "Bernstein" scholar. In this interview with Stephen Heimans, Parlo discusses important aspects of her teaching and research journey. She highlights the interconnections between these and discusses her relationship with Basil Bernstein's oeuvre and the work…
Descriptors: Educational Sociology, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Scholarship
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Stillman, Jamy; Ahmed, Kathryn Struthers; Beltramo, John Luciano; Catañeda-Flores, Erika; Garza, Veronica G.; Pyo, Michelle – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This article offers findings from a qualitative study of the development of novice, asset-oriented teacher educators in the U.S. who, over three years, engaged monthly in an informal learning space inspired by Freirean Culture Circles and Boalian Theatre of the Oppressed. The article outlines the dynamic knowledges, perspectives, and tools that…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Theater Arts, Disadvantaged, Power Structure
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Lunn Brownlee, Jo; Rowan, Leonie; Ryan, Mary; Walker, Sue; Bourke, Terri; Churchward, Peter – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
There is growing international concern about the extent to which teachers are prepared to work with an increasingly diverse student (and community) population. To date, research into the relationship between teacher preparation and preparedness to teach diverse learners has not focused on teacher educators' understandings about teaching to/about…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Epistemology, Teacher Education, Student Diversity
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Ro, Jina – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study investigated four novice secondary teachers' experience and perceptions of teacher education in relation to their current work experience in a high-stakes testing context. The novice teachers commonly indicated that their preparation, which had focused on content expertise, turned out to have little significance in schools, as they…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education
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Betlem, Elisabeth; Clary, Deidre; Jones, Marguerite – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Governments worldwide have invested in teaching standards and performance benchmarks to improve teacher preparation and teacher quality that impacts student achievement. As a means of addressing these imperatives, the Australian government has recently encouraged formal partnerships between tertiary providers, schools and education systems in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mentors, Faculty Development, College School Cooperation
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Sharma, Bibhya; Lauano, Faatamali'i Jenny; Narayan, Swasti; Anzeg, Afshana; Kumar, Bijeta; Raj, Jai – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
The paper heralds a new pedagogical model known as the Science Teachers Accelerated Programme as a platform to upgrade the qualifications of secondary school science teachers throughout the Pacific region. Based on a tripartite partnership between a higher education provider, a regional government and a cohort of science teachers, the model offers…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Qualifications, Acceleration (Education)
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Marom, Lilach – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This paper examines the recertification process of internationally educated teachers (IETs) in British Columbia (BC). In order to teach in Canada IETs have to go through a recertification process. The recertification process varies between provinces and is a full-time training process, following an assessment of IETs' foreign credentials. Through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Foreign Nationals, Teacher Education
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Nielsen, Wendy; Mena, Juanjo; Clarke, Anthony; O'Shea, Sarah; Hoban, Garry; Collins, John – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
This paper offers an overview of what motivates and challenges Australian supervising teachers to work with preservice teachers in their classrooms. In the contemporary Australian context of new National Professional Standards for Teachers, a new national curriculum and new standards for Initial Teacher Education programs, what motivates and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Supervision, Cooperating Teachers, Student Teacher Supervisors
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Ell, Fiona; Haigh, Mavis; Cochran-Smith, Marilyn; Grudnoff, Lexie; Ludlow, Larry; Hill, Mary F. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
Despite a growing body of knowledge about what content, processes and arrangements for learning may result in more effective initial teacher education, there remains a problem with the variability of outcomes from teacher education programmes. This paper reports on a multi-perspective exploration of what influences learning to teach in valued ways…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Mentors, Experienced Teachers
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Simmie, Geraldine Mooney; de Paor, Cathal; Liston, Jennifer; O'Shea, John – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
This study reports on findings from a critical literature review, from 2004 to 2014, in relation to the positioning of beginning teachers' professional learning during induction. The study uses theoretical frameworks drawn from competing discourses: an instrumental standpoint based on performativity and a dialectical standpoint based on a…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Faculty Development
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Tuinamuana, Katarina – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
What is it that teacher-educators "do"? This paper draws on interview data with Deans/Heads of Schools of Education in the Australian context to explore this question by asking: How is the teacher-educator produced as a category of academic worker? Using critical approaches to discourse analysis, the paper presents two interlocked…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Audits (Verification)
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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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Gunn, Alexandra C.; Hill, Mary F.; Berg, David; Haigh, Mavis – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
The study of recruitment practices for teacher educators (TEs) in Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) universities reveals the academic category of TE constituted along three related trajectories: a professional expert (not required to research), a traditional academic (not required to hold a teaching qualification or teacher's practicing certificate), and…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Zipin, Lew; Nuttall, Joce – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
Interviews conducted as part of the Work of Teacher Education (WoTE) project in Australia highlight emotional and ethical suffering embodied by teacher educators who find their research aspirations thwarted in the context of high-stakes research assessment exercises. We argue that government-run assessments, such as Excellence in Research for…
Descriptors: Ethics, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Foreign Countries
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