Hall, Winnifred Madge; Bryan, Beverley A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Rethinking pathways to excellence in teacher education
Caribbean Journal of Education
Date of Publication
[1997 ie 1998]
This issue of The Caribbean Journal of Education appeared in 1998.
Uses an historical perspective to discuss issues that have influenced and continue to shape teacher education in Jamaica. In addition, practical and philosophical characteristics of the current programme are highlighted. In examining the existing system and charting new pathways, the importance of the teacher in a formative context is highlighted as a core component in reconceptualising the programme of the School of Education. A professional development school, which draws on existing strengths and contemporary philosophical and practical ideas in the field of teacher education, is proposed.....