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Grzega, Joachim; Schoner, Marion – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
Based on studies in learning psychology, biology and education, the original technique "Lernen durch Lehren" ("LdL)" (German for "learning by teaching") has been elaborated into a meta-model ("Meta") "LdL" that aims at giving students a platform to acquire the competencies considered necessary for knowledge societies. Ninety-seven former students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Models
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Davies, Peter; Dunnill, Richard – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
Learning Study provides a distinctive model for collaborative practice in teacher development. It combines the intensive "plan-teach-review" model developed by the Japanese "Lesson Study" model with a focus on the outcomes of learning using variation theory. We present an argument for expecting this approach to help trainees in initial teacher…
Descriptors: Trainees, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Planning, Outcomes of Education
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Williams, Joy; Shibanuma, Akiko; Matsuzaki, Yoko; Kanayama, Aiko; Ito, Atsumi – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
Keiwa College, a small liberal arts college in Niigata, Japan, has developed a number of on-campus and community-based teacher training programmes to benefit our students in the teacher education course in the Department of English and Communication and in-service English teachers in the area. These programmes provide students with opportunities…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Hamano, Takashi – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
This paper examines the current state and a challenge faced by teachers and teacher education in Vietnam, and analyzes international aid projects providing support to teacher education there. It is necessary to grasp changes in teacher education in Vietnam in the context of the current comprehensive reform of education, which has been greatly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational Change, Technical Assistance
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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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Main, Squirrel – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
This article is part of a larger study that is the first to blend qualitative and quantitative methodologies in examining induction programmes in New Zealand primary schools in low-socioeconomic areas. New Zealand induction is nationally funded, but schools are self-managing, so schools create their own support programmes. This research interprets…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Orientation, Teaching Methods
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Wong, Jocelyn L. N.; Tsui, Amy B. M. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
Recent educational changes in China such as the decentralization policy and the marketization of education have introduced concepts such as performativity, competition and effectiveness to the education sector and they have become part of the educational lexicon. Such policy shifts force more local participation in teacher education programmes and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Learning Activities, Educational Change
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Loo, Sai – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
This paper investigates how teacher education programmes provide adequate preparation for its prospective teachers. It uses adult numeracy teacher education in the post-compulsory education sector in England as exemplar. Using findings from two research projects on adult numeracy teacher education courses, the article investigates the applications…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Education Courses, Numeracy
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Lambe, Jackie – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
Northern Ireland has invested heavily in the use of technology enhanced learning at all levels of education. Alongside this, radical changes to the school curriculum and the planned move away from academic selection towards a more inclusive system are challenging those involved in Initial Teacher Education to find ways to improve teaching and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Development, Educational Needs, Teacher Educators
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Winter, Christine; Firth, Roger – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
Considerable activity has occurred in the recent past regarding policy-making around Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in the school curriculum. Teaching about sustainable development involves complex and contested ethical and political issues. This case study research investigates how four student teachers taking part in a one-year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Issues, Case Studies, Student Teachers
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Varga, Attila; Koszo, Maria Fuz; Mayer, Michela; Sleurs, Willy – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
The introduction to this paper gives a short overview of the Environment and Schools Initiatives (ENSI) perspective on teaching competences. We argue that as change is one of the key elements of sustainable development, reflection that helps to adapt educational practice to a continuously developing world should be a starting point for every…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Practices, Preservice Teachers
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Ravindranath, M. J. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
Recognizing the need and importance of environmental education (EE) in India, recently several efforts have been made to reorient and reorganize school education and establish EE more formally. School textbooks, in all subjects and at all levels, have been revised to integrate environmental concepts. The effects of these curricular revisions will…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development
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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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Lambe, Jackie; Bones, Robert – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
This study seeks to discover the attitudes to inclusion of those about to embark on initial teacher education in Northern Ireland and the extent to which an extended teaching practice in a non-selective placement school can influence attitude change. A cohort of 125 student teachers responded to a survey that explored their attitudes towards a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Attitude Change, Student Teachers
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Whitehead, Joan; Fitzgerald, Bernie – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2006
This article explores the development of a generative, research-based approach to mentoring initial teacher training students in a Training School/university partnership. Drawing on data from mentors, trainees and pupils it describes two phases of development, both of which use video recordings of participants' classroom practice to stimulate…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mentors, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Education
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