ERIC Number: ED256756
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Nov-7
Reference Count: 0
Preparing Teachers for the Future: Gazing Into the VDT.
Hall, Carroll L.
In considering the problem of raising the professional stature of the teaching profession, a review is presented of current statistics on: (1) shortages of mathematics and science teachers; (2) declining enrollment in teacher education programs; (3) widening gap in supply and demand for teachers; (4) current and future shortages of teachers; (5) difficulty in attracting academically able students; (6) teacher salaries compared to other professions; (7) teacher dissatisfaction with working conditions; (8) decline in the academic ability of students planning to become teachers; (9) diversity of standards for teacher certification; (10) admission standards for education programs; and (11) merit pay and incentive programs. Some recommendations are made for improving teacher preparation and attracting able students. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Vocational-Technical Teachers Education Conference (Ruidoso, NM, November 7, 1984).