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ERIC Number: ED529816
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Conditions for Student Teacher Professional Development
Zascerinska, Jelena
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Teacher Education Policy in Europe (TEPE) Conference (4th, Tallinn, Estonia, Sep 30-Oct 2, 2010)
The rapidly changing nature of Europe and of education and culture that includes conditions for student teacher professional development is generated by the democracy transition from opportunity to choose towards qualities and purposes in the context of cultural and educational globalization. Conditions of contribution applied to enhance student teachers' professional development become particularly important for the development of education and culture change in the constantly changing environment. The success of student teacher professional development requires conditions of contribution applied to be considered. The aim of the following contribution is to identify and to analyze conditions for student teacher professional development within a multicultural environment. The meaning of the key concept "professional development" is studied within the search for conditions. Moreover, the study demonstrates how the key concept is related to the idea of "conditions for development." The directions of further research include the search for the institutionalized process of tertiary teaching and learning to develop the system of external and internal perspective both for students and educators as well as educator's efficient contribution to promote the development of students' communicative competence as the prerequisite of teacher professional development. A Questionnaire is appended. (Contains 1 table and 6 figures.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Latvia