The Nature of Teacher Education
|Published in||Issue 4: Ethical decision-making supports teaching, learning and research|
|Date Published||Spring 2006|
By Prof Bart McGettrick
Priorities in educational practices are often centred on the individual, concerned with improving outcomes, and driven by a utilitarian or instrumental view of the purposes of the profession. The models of “competencies” and benchmarks have often led this thinking, and these have been useful models. They have, however, had their limitations....