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Larsen, Marianne A. – Teaching Education, 2016
This article begins with a brief overview of the relationship between globalisation and the internationalisation of higher education. This serves as a backdrop for the focus of the article, which is the internationalisation of teacher education. In order to see the diverse ways that teacher education programmes have been internationalised over the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Case Studies, International Education, Global Approach
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Ng, Chi-hung Clarence – Teaching Education, 2012
Teachers in Hong Kong have faced constant demand for practice renewal due to successive waves of educational reforms in the past decade. This paper describes the design of an assignment structure that promotes teacher reflection on important issues related to a major education reform in Hong Kong. This particular assignment structure includes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Assignments, Educational Change, Essays
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Katyal, Kokila Roy; Evers, Colin W. – Teaching Education, 2007
Increasingly, there is advocacy for parents to be included in partnership roles with schools. Indeed, the term "partnership" seems to have acquired the connotation of an ideal form of parent-school relationship. This paper argues that the notion of partnership, with its accompanying suggestion of equality as a framework for the…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Teacher Leadership, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Pang, Ming Fai – Teaching Education, 2006
The study that we report in this paper, named as learning study, is a hybrid between a design experiment as characterized by Brown and Collins, and a Japanese lesson study as characterized by Yoshida, and Stigler and Hiebert. This paper aims at tracing the development of the learning study and examining its impact on teacher professional learning,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Instructional Design
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Chan, Carol K. K.; van Aalst, Jan – Teaching Education, 2006
In Hong Kong and Canada, indeed globally, slogans about learning to learn and teaching for 21st-century knowledge and skills are common. However, there are few examples of how teacher education courses or programs are responding to these new demands. In this paper, we propose a framework for designing teacher education premised on the theoretical…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Education Courses, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Yip, Din-yan – Teaching Education, 2006
According to the aims of the current junior science curriculum for Hong Kong, students are expected to master inquiry skills for problem-solving, understand the nature of scientific knowledge, and appreciate the limitations of science. These aims are, however, difficult to achieve because available science textbooks focus mainly on the…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Chong, Stella – Teaching Education, 2005
This study aims to report how Hong Kong teachers handle a seemingly conventional, orderly schooling phenomenon--the teaching of the newly arrived children (NAC) migrated from mainland China. Semi-structured interviews with ten teachers from nine primary schools were conducted. The principal findings are that the teachers are not prepared for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Surveys