ERIC Number: ED390816
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
In-Service Training of Teachers in the European Union and the EFTA/EEA Countries.
EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium).
This study covers the 15 members of the European Union and the 2 EFTA/EEA countries that participate in EURYDICE (the Education Information Network in the European Union and the EFTA countries in the European Economic Area). An executive summary covers the main points of the study: (1) organization of inservice teacher training; (2) qualifying training (sometimes called additional training); and (3) the content and practice of inservice training. Tables summarize data on: implementation of inservice training, main features of training in each participant country, budgets, teacher participation in training schemes, and qualifying training. Individual chapters on each of the 15 countries address the following: initial teacher training; and inservice training of teachers, including legislation and aims, authorities involved in provision, right to inservice training, qualifying training and evaluation, inservice training establishments and trainers, form and content of training, inservice training and teacher mobility, statistics, and current debates and trends concerning reform. Countries covered are: Belgium (French and Flemish communities), Denmark, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom (England and Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland), Iceland, and Norway. Legislative and other texts currently regulating inservice teacher training are listed in the appendix, along with the agencies responsible for the national contributions. (Contains 15 references.) (ND)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Qualifications
EURYDICE European Unit, Rue d'Arlon 15, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium).