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Policy Problems: Policy Approaches to Teacher Education Research.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Palgrave Handbook of Teacher Education Research
EditorsIan Menter
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages1-19
Number of pages19
DOIs
Published16 Jul 2022

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Abstract

For many years and for many nations around the world, teacher education has been a key site of educational reform and policy action. This chapter takes a critical approach toward understanding policy making and policy construction by taking a “problems” approach to policy analysis. The chapter identifies some key policy initiatives in teacher education and some contemporary policy “problems.” It concludes with a call for greater scrutiny of the justifications made for educational policy reform if we are to better understand the direction of teacher education in the years to come.

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