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Jones, Tiffany – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Pre-service teacher education on LGBTI rights and inclusion is impacted by multiple conflicting education governance provisions carrying different risks and duties for teachers. Pre-service teacher education has an international reach -- catering to both international pre-service teachers and domestic pre-service teachers destined for careers and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Preservice Teacher Education, LGBTQ People, Inclusion
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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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Buckworth, Jenny – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to describe the experiences of culturally disparate adult learners undertaking an initial teacher education (ITE) placement in Australian school settings. Using a hybridised phenomenological methodological approach, the accounts of these students were interpreted to reveal instances of symbolic violence that…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Discrimination, Culture Conflict, Cultural Awareness
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Loughran, John; Menter, Ian – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
The teaching of teaching is sophisticated work although it is often viewed simplistically. To challenge simplistic approaches to teacher education, teacher educators need to actively articulate the specialist knowledge, skills and abilities that underpin expertise in teaching and to do so through their practice with their students of teaching. In…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Characteristics, Scholarship
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Bone, Kate; Bone, Jane; Grieshaber, Sue; Quinones, Gloria – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study explored how students (pre-service teachers) benefit from the support of having a peer with them during their first professional experience in preschool contexts, utilising a PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) approach. International students at a large Australian University were interviewed as part of this qualitative study. We found that…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Students
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Loo, Daron Benjamin; Maidom, Ritha; Kitjaroonchai, Nakhon – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study examined borderland discourse emergent from the practicum experiences of non-native English speaking pre-service teachers (PSTs) in a Thai primary school. Borderland discourse is defined as a space where personal and professional constructs intersect, which is often in a state of dissonance. Over a ten-week practicum period, the PSTs…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Fitzmaurice, Olivia; O'Meara, Niamh; Johnson, Patrick; Lacey, Sean – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This paper reports on an exploratory study designed to determine and enhance the conceptual understanding of a group of pre-service mathematics teachers at one Irish university utilizing an established framework for understanding mathematics. 23 students on a one year Professional Diploma in Mathematics Education participated in the study, which…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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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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Lee, Mi Yeon – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
The purpose of the study was to investigate how Lesson Study influences pre-service teachers' learning to professionally notice students' mathematical thinking. The initial and last video-recorded discussions were analysed using a qualitative method. Findings suggest that Lesson Study can be useful means to improve pre-service teachers' noticing…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Thinking Skills
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Debreli, Emre – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study reports on shadowing's potential as an observational and preparatory tool for learning, drawing on data obtained from a group of EFL student teachers who undertook a practicum. EFL student teachers' perceptions of the shadowing technique and how shadowing contributes to practical knowledge, are focused on. Data were collected through…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, English (Second Language), Student Teachers, Program Effectiveness
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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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Carlyon, Tracey – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This article reports on the results of a study which explored teachers transitioning from one year level to another in primary schools in New Zealand, and in particular the impact of this transition on teachers' professional identity. While this transition could be considered to be a commonplace occurrence in schools, the lack of literature…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Yang, Shih-hsien – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Due to its complex nature and inherent unobservable features, teacher change within a specific context has rarely been investigated despite its importance as an issue in teacher professional development. To meet this challenge, the present study explored how teacher change was nurtured with the support of a web-based writing platform featuring…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Mercieca, Bernadette; Kelly, Nick – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This paper describes the support that Australian early career teachers are accessing through private groups within social media. It presents findings from 22 interviews with teachers who indicated that Facebook was a source of support. Participants describe using private online groups for: (a) support during casual employment; (b) accessing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Social Media, Teacher Collaboration
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Martin, Tess; Thomson, Ian – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This study of I-Kiribati secondary school teachers used a project-based approach to investigate the notions of school-based and collaborative learning as a suitable model for in-service teacher continuous professional development (CPD). The design and methodology adopted by the study framed the argument that since collaborative behavior is…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Secondary School Teachers, Cooperative Learning, Active Learning
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