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Procter, Richard – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2015
Recent research has shown that improving education processes has become a priority for all governments. There have also been recent calls for the knowledge that is already in existence to be used more effectively to improve these education systems both internationally and nationally. For research evidence to be used more effectively, it is…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Improvement, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices
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Haser, Cigdem; Dogan, Oguzhan – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2012
The influence of mathematics teacher education programme courses on pre-service teachers' mathematics teaching belief systems before their field experience was initially investigated through a Likert-type scale. The impact of a third year general teaching methodologies course was then investigated through the responses pre-service teachers…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Beliefs, Teacher Educators, Mathematics Teachers
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Watson, Jane; Beswick, Kim – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2011
This paper reports on the evaluation of a six-day programme that provided professional learning to middle school teachers with the aim of equipping them to assist their pupils to achieve improved numeracy outcomes. A teacher profiling instrument designed to measure varied aspects of teachers' knowledge for teaching mathematics was administered to…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Middle School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Professional Continuing Education
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Munthe, Elaine; Malmo, Kari-Anne Svensen; Rogne, Magne – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2011
Teacher education in Norway is nationally regulated and is currently undergoing extensive changes. This paper briefly outlines the various education routes for teachers and some of the ongoing work to improve teacher education, but concentrates mainly on the reform that has come the farthest: initial teacher education for grades 1-7 and grades…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Change Strategies
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Jo, Seongja – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
The spread of the English language is a global phenomenon, but it has a particular resonance in South Korea, where English is second only to Korean as a common language. The paper examines the current educational context in South Korea and the policy and practice issues that arise within this context regarding teacher education in English as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Languages, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction