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ERIC Number: EJ765057
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0883-0355
Implementing Reform amidst Resistance: The Regulation of Teacher Education and Work in Mexico
Tatto, Maria Teresa; Schmelkes, Sylvia; Guevara, Maria Del Refugio; Tapia, Medardo
International Journal of Educational Research, v45 n4-5 p267-278 2006
Influenced by worldwide globalization forces new structures of control have emerged in Mexico at the school level, and career ladders reward teachers' compliance with testing and training schemes; nevertheless the long-standing institutions of initial teacher education continue to show a strong resistance to change. Increased accountability is necessary to improve the quality of Mexican education, but a focus on performance and testing may rest legitimacy to indigenous ways of teaching and knowing.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico