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ERIC Number: ED239755
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec-7
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Remarks by Dr. Fred C. Davison, President of the University of Georgia, at the General Assembly on "The Teaching Profession" (National Forum on Excellence in Education, Indianapolis, Indiana, December 6-8, 1983).
Davison, Fred C.
The speaker indicates problems and prospects affecting the teaching profession and suggests ways higher education can contribute to solving educational problems. Specific recommendations include differentiating staff systems in elementary and secondary schools; reducing the number of teacher training institutions and providing those remaining with increased resources; utilizing higher education resources to address concerns of public education and public school teachers; solving the problems of overspecializing teacher training curricula; and providing incentives to make the teaching profession attractive to good students and capable teachers. (RH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Georgia