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
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
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
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