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ERIC Number: EJ634169
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1911
Mentors as Gate-keepers: An Exploration of Professional Formation.
Smith, Pat
Educational Review, v53 n3 p313-24 Nov 2001
Secondary school mentors in England (n=273) ranked teacher trainee weaknesses. Comparison over 3 years shows how prescriptive national regulations for teacher training have influenced perceptions of good teaching. Mentors now emphasize short-term examinable characteristics over practices fostering learner engagement. (Contains 20 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)