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First, catch your chicken

Training teachers requires detailed, systematic preparation

The first problem we had to resolve when developing a training programme was: what do teachers need to know in order to help secondary students with reading difficulties? 691 more words

March 2015: The Beginning 

March has officially arrived. It is unbelievable how different my life will be in just few short weeks.

Tonight, I am in the dark about what the future will hold for me. 273 more words

Unravelling (v.)

It’s frustrating to feel like every plan you’ve made for the future is falling apart in your hands.

Suddenly, I find myself in a place where I know exactly nothing about what my life will look like the minute I cross the stage on June 13th — which is just 105 days (or 2539 hours) from now. 334 more words

Divide by three

The government’s new TV advertising campaign to attract entrants into the teaching profession cannot come soon enough. Data released today by UCAS shows that at the halfway point in the recruitment cycle the grim picture I highlighted when the January data emerged has not improved; in some cases it has even become worse. 479 more words


Improving teacher education in Norway

In 2013, Karen Hammerness and Kirsti Klette reported on the efforts to improve teacher education in Norway. In this post, following recent conversations with members of the Ministry of Education in Norway, Hammerness puts the work on teacher education in historical perspective and describes some of the latest developments. 1,382 more words

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Connecticut: Ed School Deans Call for Common Sense and an End to Teacher-Bashing

Kevin G. Basmadjian, Dean of the School of Education at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, wrote a powerful article in the Hartford Courant in collaboration with other deans from across the state. 389 more words

Teachers And Teaching

Chapter Hosts Documentary Screening

Angela Fazio is co-president of Kappa Eta Chapter at St. John’s University.

We recently held a viewing of the TEACH documentary and invited all NYC Chapters as a way to collaborate with other chapters and inspire dialogue that goes far beyond the classroom. 163 more words

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