Ezenne, Austin; Mills, Oliver
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Department of Educational Studies
The role of educational foundations in teacher education
Education theory and practice: Caribbean perspectives
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Department of Educational Studies, University of the West Indies
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Argues that educational foundations as a discipline is a very crucial component of all teacher education programmes and laments that the foundation discipline, which consists of the theoretical aspects of education as a professional discipline, is at times neglected by many educators and students. Identifies other problems that face the foundation discipline including that of conceptual definition of what it is all about, the problem of determining its scope and content as well as the problem of evaluating the contents of the discipline.....