ERIC Number: ED067370
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Designed Reform in Teacher Education Through Teacher Association Negotiations. Final Report.
Edelfelt, Roy A.; And Others
The Reform in Teacher Education project originated as a counter proposal to the USOE Bureau of Educational Personnel Development in reaction to Task Force '72. The proposal from the National Education Association suggested that teachers should and could be involved in reforming and managing in-service teacher education. The project engaged local teacher associations in designing the reform of teacher education. The first phase of the study involved steps that led to deciding what reforms should be undertaken. First emphasis was given to the study of the learner. Each local site decided on its own approach to child study. From that point they proceeded to work on redesigning their school, redefining their staff, and describing the in-service education needed for such redefinition. The project is action oriented. It deals with teaching and schooling where it's happening. The project results are not disappointing. Success at the four sites ranged from moderate to distinctly successful. Consultants and evaluators recommend continuing the project into phase two, which involves agreements, negotiated or otherwise, at the local level. A 36-item bibliography and appendixes of related project material are included. (Author/MJM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Foundation for the Improvement of Education, Washington, DC.