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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Evans, Hyacinth L.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Institute of Education
Title, Analytic
Teacher education and teaching quality in Cuban schools
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Author, Monographic
King, Ruby; Morris, Halden A.
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Institute of Education Annual: Perspectives on Education in the Caribbean
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Refereed
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Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
4
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71-89
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Abstract
Looked at Cuba to examine the relationship between teacher education and teacher quality in schools in that country. Author sought to find an explanation for the relatively high level of performance of Cuban children when the country received no international funding for education and had been experiencing an economic blockade for decades. She identified those features of the Cuban education system, in particular the teacher education programme, which contribute to the quality teaching and the outstanding performance of Cuban children. Of particular significance is the fact that in Cuba the practicum has a central place in the over-all programme and is integrated with all other aspects of the teacher education programme-with research, education theory, subject matter and pedagogy.....
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