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ERIC Number: EJ765054
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-0883-0355
Education Reform and the Global Regulation of Teachers' Education, Development and Work: A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Tatto, Maria Teresa
International Journal of Educational Research, v45 n4-5 p231-241 2006
Current trends toward international accountability and standards adoption is strongly influenced by economic globalization forces as nations attempt to become competitive in the global market and try to shape their education systems to provide those skills needed in the growing global economy. As more rigorous research helps to uncover the important role of effective teachers on student learning, global and national policy increasingly points to teachers as a major factor on increasing learning and quality. Throughout the issue we examine the forces internal and global influencing policies directed at teachers in policy contexts lacking systematic and rigorous empirical evidence on the effectiveness of regulatory mechanisms introduced to control the teaching profession such as standard setting, teacher testing, evaluation and accreditation of teacher preparation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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