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ERIC Number: EJ821357
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1354-0602
Facilitating Early Career Leadership through Pre-Service Training
Turnbull, Barbara
Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, v11 n5 p457-464 Oct 2005
Current research indicates that new teachers want to be involved in school-level decision-making. Upon entering the profession, many novice teachers are surprised and disillusioned to find they have considerably less involvement and influence than expected. Based on strategies that have been developed, revised, and refined over a number of years in two teacher preparation programs in the eastern US, the current discussion proposes that teacher preparation programs incorporate training in school-based management as a means to better prepare new teachers for the political realities of the profession. Intended for teacher educators, this paper describes how the research component common to most teacher education programs can be used as a venue to train teacher candidates in school-based management. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A