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Fu, Guopeng; Clarke, Anthony – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
Even though there is no common conceptual basis guiding teacher education in Canada, over the past two decades teacher educators both in Canada and around the world have called for teacher candidates to become agents of change. While researchers across Canada strive to demonstrate "how" to prepare pre- and in-service teachers to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Change Agents, Alignment (Education), Preservice Teacher Education
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Kosnik, Clare; Menna, Lydia; Dharamshi, Pooja; Miyata, Cathy; Cleovoulou, Yiola; Beck, Clive – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2015
This paper reports on a research study of 28 literacy teacher educators (LTE) in four countries: Canada, the USA, England and Australia. It identifies three main forms of professional development: informal, formal and communities of practice and four spheres of knowledge: research; pedagogy of higher education; literacy and literacy teaching; and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Professional Development, Teacher Educators
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Howe, Edward R. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2014
This narrative paper investigates a number of enduring and emerging themes reflecting teacher education in Canada over the past 40 years, including changes in information and communication technology, bridging gaps in theory and practice, English as a second language, French immersion and multicultural teacher development. Canadian teacher…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Teacher Education Programs, Information Technology, Foreign Countries
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Gilroy, Peter – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2014
Over the last 40 years, teacher education in England has been the focus of a stream of "reforms" with the ultimate aim of placing provision into schools, the justification for such a radical policy being that higher education is alleged to be failing to provide good quality teachers thereby compromising the social and economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Kosnik, Clare; Menna, Lydia; Dharamshi, Pooja; Miyata, Cathy; Beck, Clive – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2013
This study involved 28 literacy/English teachers in four countries: Canada, the USA, the UK and Australia. The goal of the study was to examine their backgrounds, knowledge, research activities, identity and support within the university. The teacher educators had a range of classroom teaching experience which they drew on in many ways. Most went…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teacher Educators, Self Concept, Foreign Countries
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DeLuca, Christopher – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2012
Promoting inclusivity is a core aim for many teacher education programmes throughout the UK, USA, Canada and other highly diverse nations. However, despite this aim, teacher education programmes continue to face challenges in preparing teachers who feel confident in addressing issues of diversity and inclusivity in their classrooms. The purpose of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Preservice Teacher Education, Focus Groups, Inclusion
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Abu Rass, Rwaida – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2012
Formal and mandatory induction programmes have been widely implemented in many countries to support newly qualified teachers as they cope with the stress and professional demands of their first year in the profession of teaching. This article presents the results of a quantitative and qualitative research study which examined the context of a…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Experienced Teachers
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Kotsopoulos, Donna; Mueller, Julie; Buzza, Dawn – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2012
This study examines the role of pre-service teacher research in facilitating early and meaningful links between research and practice. Results from this mixed methods study show that pre-service teacher research is a promising method of early acculturation. However, despite a programme-wide emphasis on research as a mechanism for learning to teach…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Acculturation, Leadership, Teaching Methods
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Van Nuland, Shirley – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2011
Teacher education programmes within Canada are markedly different in structure and duration across the provinces, which affects programme delivery for teacher candidates and their opportunities for clinical practice. This paper provides a brief overview of Canadian pre-service teacher education, a summary of new teacher induction and mentoring…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Mentors, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Townsend, Tony – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2011
This paper considers what has been learned from reviewing the full set of papers in this special issue. It considers some of the major factors that have impacted on education and subsequently teacher education in recent times, namely rapid technological change and increasing globalisation and movement from one country to others, and then focuses…
Descriptors: Barriers, Teacher Education, Trust (Psychology), Teacher Educators
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Kosnik, Clare; Cleovoulou, Yiola; Fletcher, Tim; Harris, Tiffany; McGlynn-Stewart, Monica; Beck, Clive – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2011
This paper describes an initiative, Becoming Teacher Educators (BTE), which is a group for doctoral students who want to become teacher educators. The group is composed of two professors and 12 doctoral students. The various activities in which the group has engaged over the past three years are described. This article brings to light a few key…
Descriptors: Research Skills, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Educators, Teacher Educator Education
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Tan, Steven K. S.; Wong, Isabella Y. F.; Fang, Y.; Devi, L.; Gopinathan, S. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2010
This paper provides an account of the processes leading to the report "Transforming teacher education. Redefined professionals for 21st century schools" undertaken by the International Alliance of Leading Education Institutes. The report is a unique document, neither a series of country studies nor one based on an extensive review of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Cooperation
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Benevides, Tina; Stagg Peterson, Shelley – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2010
Pre-service teachers' reading habits and their literacy abilities affect their views toward teaching reading and writing and how they implement literacy instruction. This study explored the relationship between the past and current reading habits of pre-service teachers in relation to their reading and writing abilities. Participating teacher…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Habits, Reading Tests, Writing Ability
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Howe, Edward R. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
This paper compares and evaluates teacher induction in Canada and Japan, following an overview of each educational system and an assessment of higher education in each region. Based on the author's personal teaching experience and research, suggestions for educational reforms are made to enhance the role of teachers. Teachers need opportunities to…
Descriptors: Teacher Orientation, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Experience
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Alsop, Steve; Dippo, Don; Zandvliet, David B. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
This paper offers reflections on two transformative teacher education projects. The first a global communities module is set in a university in Vancouver and utilizes the lens of social ecology to examine the roles of teachers in bringing an awareness of local/global issues to their students' learning experiences. The second, a Canadian…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Ecology, Sustainable Development
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