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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Hordatt-Gentles, Carol
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
A rationale for the critical reorientation of Jamaican teacher education
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Journal Title
Institute of Education Publication Series
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2006
Volume ID
2
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Page(s)
1-22
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Notes
Issue title: Broadening the vision for teacher education in the Caribbean
Abstract
This paper advocates a critical reorientation of the way one thinks about the practice of teacher education in Jamaica. This is seen as a strategy for challenging the resilience of traditional, teacher centred pedagogy in our schools. To make this case the author shares the findings of a study that used the theoretical discourse of critical pedagogy as a conceptual framework to examine teaching practices in Jamaican Teachers College.....
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