ERIC Number: ED223605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives on In-Service Teacher Education: An Overview of the Literature and Current Provisions in W. A. Report One. Western Australian In-Service Teacher Education Project.
Reynolds, Pat; Clark, Milton L.
This report contains reviews of relevant Australian literature and of inservice teacher education programs in Australia and in other countries. The first part of this report describes the origin and objectives of the Western Australian In-Service Teacher Education Project. In the report's second section, trends in the definition of inservice teacher education and its objectives are reviewed, along with a discussion of needs assessment from the various perspectives of those involved in inservice teacher education. Models which have been developed for inservice education programs are summarized, and the evaluation of inservice programs and methods is discussed. The report's third part contains an overview of past and current inservice teacher education programs in Western Australia. Programs developed by or for the Teacher Development Branch, Catholic Education Commission, Independent Schools Education Committee, and the Community Education Centre are described. Other trends emerging in Australia and in other countries are noted, and trends evident in other countries are compared, analyzed, and related to current practices in Australia. A bibliography of the reviewed literature is appended. (JD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Australia Post Secondary Education Commission, Nedlands.
Identifiers: Australia; Western Australian Inservice Teacher Educ Project