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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Hall, Winnifred Madge; Bryan, Beverley A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Article Title
Rethinking pathways to excellence in teacher education
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Journal Title
Caribbean Journal of Education
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
[1997 ie 1998]
Volume ID
19
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
239-53
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Notes
This issue of The Caribbean Journal of Education appeared in 1998.
Abstract
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.....
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