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ERIC Number: ED567105
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
Changing Policies Changing Times: Initiatives in Teacher Education in England
Hilton, Gillian L. S.
Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (10th, Kyustendil, Bulgaria, Jun 12-15, 2012)
For many years now in England the ways to train for the profession of teaching have been varied, but most teachers have been prepared through partnerships between universities and schools. Now, proposals by the Secretary of State for Education are attempting to virtually remove teacher education from universities giving it into the control of schools, based on the belief that teaching is merely a "craft" not an academic discipline. The resistance to this idea from the majority of the profession is huge but will the practitioners be heard? [For complete volume, see ED567040.]
Bulgarian Comparative Education Society. Blvd Shipchenski prohod 69 A, 1574 Sofia, Bulgaria. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)