Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe : Challenges and Opportunities for the Future, Hardback Book

Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe : Challenges and Opportunities for the Future Hardback

Edited by Ana Raquel (University of Aveiro, Portugal) Simoes, Monica (University of Aveiro, Portugal) Lourenco, Nilza (University of Aveiro, Portugal) Costa

Part of the Routledge Research in Teacher Education series

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Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe provides a critical overview of the current challenges facing teacher education policy and practice in Europe.

Drawing on a wide range of contributions, the book demonstrates that in order for teachers to reassume their role as agents of change, it is crucial to create a vision of a future European teacher and promote active engagement in preparing children to live and act in a multicultural and increasingly changing world.

The book suggests ways in which teachers could be prepared to meet and overcome the struggles they will encounter in the classroom, including recommendations for teacher education, which open up new possibilities for policy, practice and research.

Considering their own experiences as teachers, contributors also cover topics such as teacher education for the 21st century, the profile of the European teacher, citizenship and identity, social inclusion, linguistic and cultural diversity, and comparative education.

Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe is essential reading for academics, researchers and postgraduate students engaged in the study of teacher education, educational policy and educational theory.

It should also be of great interest to research-active teacher educators and practising teachers.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 184 pages, 7 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Halftones, black and white; 17 Tables, black and whit
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Educational strategies & policy
  • ISBN: 9781138306431

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