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ERIC Number: EJ1051181
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Feb
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1046-560X
Pre-Service Science Teacher Preparation in Europe: Comparing Pre-Service Teacher Preparation Programs in England, France, Finland and Cyprus
Evagorou, Maria; Dillon, Justin; Viiri, Jouni; Albe, Virginie
Journal of Science Teacher Education, v26 n1 p99-115 Feb 2015
A number of reports recently identify that the quality of science education in a number of European countries is lower than expected. One of the reasons for the apparent underachievement in this generally economically prosperous continent might be a pedagogy of science that lacks variety, or a pedagogy that is less engaging than other subjects. Given the diversity of European education systems, the purpose of this paper is to present aspects of four pre-service teacher preparation programs illustrating the similarities and differences that emerge. Specifically, we present the teacher preparation programs in England, Finland, France and Cyprus.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Cyprus; Finland; France; United Kingdom (England)
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