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Braeken, Johan; Blömeke, Sigrid – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
Using data from the international Teacher Education and Development Study: Learning to Teach Mathematics (TEDS-M), the measurement equivalence of teachers' beliefs across countries is investigated for the case of "mathematics-as-a fixed-ability". Measurement equivalence is a crucial topic in all international large-scale assessments and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Bayesian Statistics, Test Bias, Teacher Education
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Orey, Michael, Ed.; Branch, Robert Maribe, Ed. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2015
This book is an annual publication entering its 40th year. The series represents current trend and issues in the field of educational communications and technology, journals and other periodicals associated with the field, and the academic programs that prepare instructional technology professionals. This volume features a section on Learning,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Budgeting, Game Based Learning
Schwille, John, Ed.; Ingvarson, Lawrence, Ed.; Holdgreve-Resendez, Richard, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The IEA Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M) is the first large-scale international study of the preparation of primary and lower-secondary teachers. The study investigated the pedagogical and subject-specific knowledge that future primary and lower secondary school teachers acquire during their mathematics teacher…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Ingvarson, Lawrence; Schwille, John; Tatto, Maria Teresa; Rowley, Glenn; Peck, Ray; Senk, Sharon L. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The Teacher Education and Development Study (TEDS-M) is the first crossnational study to examine the mathematics preparation of future teachers for both primary and secondary school levels. The study, conducted under the auspices of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), collected data from…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Mangope, Boitumelo; Mannathoko, Magdeline C.; Kuyini, Ahmed Bawa – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
The purpose of this study is to ascertain Botswana physical education (PE) student teachers' attitudes toward the inclusion of children with disabilities in the general education classrooms and also to identify their concerns and perceived skill needs with regards to inclusion. A two-part questionnaire consisting of background variables and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities
Tatto, Maria Teresa, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), conducted under the aegis of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), was designed to inform policy and practice in mathematics teacher education. For educational policymakers, TEDS-M contributes data on institutional arrangements that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Tatto, Maria Teresa; Peck, Ray; Schwille, John; Bankov, Kiril; Senk, Sharon L.; Rodriguez, Michael; Ingvarson, Lawrence; Reckase, Mark; Rowley, Glenn – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2012
The Teacher Education Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M) 2008 is the first cross-national study to provide data on the knowledge that future primary and lower-secondary school teachers acquire during their mathematics teacher education. It is also the first major study to examine variations in the nature and influence of teacher education programs…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
Brese, Falk, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2012
This supplement contains all adaptations made by countries to the international version of the TEDS-M questionnaires under careful supervision of and approval by the TEDS-M International Study Center at Michigan State University. This information provides users of the TEDS-M International Database with a guide to evaluate the availability of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Blomeke, Sigrid – Comparative Education Review, 2012
A teacher education program offers opportunities to learn (OTL) consistent with its vision of what teachers need to know and be able to do. The "Teacher Education and Development Study: Learning to Teach Mathematics" of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement provides, for the first time, the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Comparative Analysis
Brese, Falk, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2012
The Teacher Education Study in Mathematics or TEDS-M is a study conducted under the aegis of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). The lead research center for the study is the International Study Center at Michigan State University (ISC/MSU). The ISC/MSU worked from 2006 to 2011 with the International…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
Baamphatlha, Dinama – Online Submission, 2011
In this paper, the author explored the teachers' experiences and their views regarding how assemblies are conducted in Botswana public schools. The author indicates that assemblies are a common feature in Botswana primary and secondary schools. The author adopted the Christian Privilege as the conceptual framework as espoused by Blumenfeld (2006)…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Democracy, Religion, Foreign Countries
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Tau, Daniel; Modesto, Stanslaus T. – Journal of Education and Work, 2011
A growing number of countries are introducing qualification frameworks (QFs) following a common definition of outcomes, level descriptors, and a set of occupational or knowledge fields. Botswana has been no exception to this trend. The passing of the Vocational Training Act (1998) led to the creation of the Botswana National Vocational…
Descriptors: Evidence, Qualifications, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
Brock-Utne, Birgit, Ed.; Skattum, Ingse, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2009
The theme of this book cuts across disciplines. Contributors to this volume are specialized in education and especially classroom research as well as in linguistics, most being transdisciplinary themselves. Around 65 sub-Saharan languages figure in this volume as research objects: as means of instruction, in connection with teacher training,…
Descriptors: African Languages, Language Planning, Multicultural Education, Beginning Reading
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Sikwibele, Anne L.; Mungoo, Judith K. – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
This paper reports on a study at Molepolole College of Education (MCE) involving teachers and tutors in the Diploma in Primary Education (DPE) program by distance mode, an in-service program aimed at upgrading academic and professional qualifications of primary school teachers in Botswana. The study sought to understand the level of access and the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Qualifications, Adult Learning, Adult Students
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Boitshwarelo, Bopelo – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
This paper explores a case of teacher professional development in Botswana where a blended learning solution was attempted. The analysis of the implementation environment reveals deficiencies in policy, schools (workplaces), and training providers. The paper concludes with three recommendations: 1) Schools should support ongoing teacher learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Professional Development, Case Studies
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