ERIC Number: EJ1059565
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 77
Common Pressures, Same Results? Recent Reforms in Professional Standards and Competences in Teacher Education for Secondary Teachers in England, France and Germany
Page, Tina M.
Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, v41 n2 p180-202 2015
Over the last decade, the introduction of professional standards and competences in initial teacher education for secondary teachers in England, France and Germany has provided the cornerstone of education reform in all three countries. The precise number and specific content of a measurable set of skills for teachers have offered challenges for policy makers, teacher educators, student teachers and teachers alike. The concept of standardised teacher education feeds into the idea that there is some convergence towards a uniform teacher ideal. However, an examination of the skills required of teachers in each of the three countries in this study reveals distinct education systems where path divergence is more evident.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Change, Standards, Teacher Competencies, Secondary School Teachers
Routledge. Available from: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. 325 Chestnut Street Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Tel: 800-354-1420; Fax: 215-625-2940; Web site: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: France; Germany; United Kingdom (England)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Program for International Student Assessment