ERIC Number: ED309139
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Selected Aspects of In-Service Education of Teachers in the Eighties. Further Education of Teachers Series, Vol. 6.
Charles Univ., Prague (Czechoslovakia). European Information Centre for Further Education of Teachers.
The first section of this report "In-service Training of Teachers" (M. Cerna) presents an analysis of selected aspects and subsequent synthesis of trends, characteristic of inservice education of educational personnel, such as its orientation, concept, definition, content and evaluation. It refers to the personality of contemporary teachers and their dominant activities as well as to their problems. Suggestions are made that may contribute to the improvement of inservice education. Analyzed in detail are the conclusions of three major research activities in the eighties: (1) the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development project, which was oriented to the general optimalization of inservice training for educational personnel; (2) the project launched within the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (socialist countries), devoted to the main trends of research in the field of inservice education; and (3) the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Project, oriented to the characteristics of the concepts and models of inservice education. The report is supplemented with a list of references. The second section "Comparative Analysis of the Information Process in the Field of In-Service Training of Educational Personnel" (H. Prochazkova, J. Hradilova, A. Souckova) presents reports on the content of information gathered by the European Information Centre for Further Education of Teachers (EIC-FET) from 1983 to 1986, the types of information sources, and profiles of users of EIC-FET information services. Charts and tables are included in this report. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charles Univ., Prague (Czechoslovakia). European Information Centre for Further Education of Teachers.