The Nature of Teacher Education

Author/Producer ESCalate
Contributors
  • Bart McGettrick (University of Glasgow)
Published in Issue 4: Ethical decision-making supports teaching, learning and research
Date Published Spring 2006
Pages 3

Summary

By Prof Bart McGettrick

Description

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....