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ERIC Number: ED244927
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Education of Teachers in Alberta: A Model for the Future.
Patterson, R. S.; And Others
This report summarizes 10 recommendations made by a select committee of Deans of Education from Alberta (Canada) universities for a model for preparing teachers in the province. Comments on the expected implications of each recommendation are provided. Recommendations were made in the areas of: (1) philosophy of teacher education; (2) entry requirements to faculties of education; (3) personal attributes of prospective teachers; (4) lengthening the program to five years of university education; (5) professional component of teacher education (two full academic years); (6) emphasis on the theory-practice relationship; (7) renewal of teacher certification every five years on the basis of successful performance in the classroom and professional development activities; (8) ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of teacher education programs at the universities; (9) province-wide coordination of teacher education; and (10) establishing a $10 million trust fund for applied research on teaching and learning. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers: Alberta; Canada