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ERIC Number: EJ1180452
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0119-5646
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A Matter of Experience and Practice Revamping the Pre-Service Training of Secondary School Teachers in Taiwan
Yang, Cheng-Cheng; Chen, Shan-Hua; Ho, Hsuan-Fu; Wang, Li-Ping
Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, v22 n1 p101-109 Feb 2013
The establishment of teacher education centers is one of the most important teacher education reforms in Taiwan, the purpose of which is to enhance the effectiveness of education by increasing teacher diversity. However, ever since teacher education centers have been established, teaching quality has not improved--or even declined. This study thus endeavors to identify the abilities which are most essential for secondary school teachers and to determine to what extent these abilities are actually learned by the pre-service teachers. The researchers suggest that teacher education centers place practical training at the center of the curriculum.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan
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