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Winch, Christopher; Oancea, Alis; Orchard, Janet – Oxford Review of Education, 2015
In this paper, we argue from principle that teacher education must enable a positive relationship between educational research and teaching knowledge and practice. We discuss two popular conceptions of good teaching, which conceive of the teacher as craft worker and as executive technician, and suggest that, while each of these aspects of knowing…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Philosophy, Theory Practice Relationship, Reflective Teaching
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Winch, Christopher – Oxford Review of Education, 2012
The time has come to re-assess the role that Philosophy has to play in the education of teachers, both at the beginning of and during their careers. The currently fashionable craft conception of teaching is inadequate as a preparation for a career in teaching. Philosophy of Education has an important role to play in preparing for a career in…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Philosophy, Teacher Education, Role
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Sarangapani, Padma M.; Winch, Christopher – Oxford Review of Education, 2010
Tooley, Dixon and Gomathi maintain that private unrecognised unaided schools in Hyderabad, India, catering for children of the poor, provide a better level of education than do their government counterparts. We examine this contention and argue first that Tooley et al.'s conceptualisation of education and its benefits is flawed and second that the…
Descriptors: Private Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Educational Assessment
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Brockmann, Michaela; Clarke, Linda; Winch, Christopher – Oxford Review of Education, 2008
Policy debates on employability, lifelong learning and competence-based approaches suggest a convergence of VET approaches across European countries. Against the background of the creation of a European Qualifications Framework, this paper compares the VET systems of England, Germany and The Netherlands. The analysis reveals the distinct…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Employment Potential
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Winch, Christopher – Oxford Review of Education, 2006
The contemporary relevance of the German philosopher of vocational education, Georg Kerschensteiner, is first indicated in general terms in relation to current debates and policies. Kerschensteiner's main ideas are then outlined. There is a discussion of his relationship with progressivism, his ideas about learning and the importance of practical…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Biographies, General Education, Citizenship Education
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Winch, Christopher – Oxford Review of Education, 1985
Research by Labov dealing with everyday speech and its relation to thinking and reasoning is critiqued, and Cooper's detailed criticism of Labov's research is discussed. Researchers should pay attention to actual speech in settings that are natural, rather than using only quantitative abstractions from artificial and restricted verbal encounters.…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Processes, Language Research, Logic
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Winch, Christopher – Oxford Review of Education, 1998
Examines and discusses two views of political economy: (1) the classical model of Adam Smith; and (2) the social capitalist model associated with Friedrich List. Explores two varieties of vocational education and training that emerge from a comparison of Smith's and List's ideas. (CMK)
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Economics, Educational Theories, Higher Education