European Perspectives On Professional Development In Teacher Education by Ken JonesEuropean Perspectives On Professional Development In Teacher Education by Ken Jones

European Perspectives On Professional Development In Teacher Education

EditorKen Jones, Jim O'Brien

Hardcover | June 25, 2014

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This collection focuses on the ways in which policy relating to professional development and professional learning in teacher education is changing across Europe. The chapters examine how policies change with time and with changes in personnel at various levels in the political or professional spectrum. It also highlights the continued diversity of the education systems of Europe, despite moves towards economic and social integration. A common theme running through the chapters is an understanding of the importance of professional development and professional learning of educators in the success and effective operation of the education systems of the countries concerned.

This book was originally published as a special issue ofProfessional Development in Education.

Ken Jonesis Senior Consultant for CPD at Swansea Metropolitan UWTSD, UK. After teaching in London, he returned to Wales to become involved in the training and continuing education of teachers and headteachers. He is Co-Managing Editor of the journalProfessional Development in Educationand is former President of the International Profes...
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Title:European Perspectives On Professional Development In Teacher EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 25, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415704596

ISBN - 13:9780415704595

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Table of Contents

1. Professional development in teacher education: European perspectivesKen Jones and Jim O¿Brien 2. The quality of teacher educators in the European policy debate: actions and measures to improve the professionalism of teacher educatorsMarco Snoek, Anja Swennen and Marcel van der Klink 3. Continuing professional development in context: teachers¿ continuing professional development culture in Germany and SwedenWieland Wermke 4. Expert views on the implementation of teacher professional development in European countriesKatrin Lipowski, Doris Jorde, Manfred Prenzel and Tina Seidel 5.Lyderi laikas(Time for Leaders): Lithuania¿s response to changing leadership and learning in their schoolsColeen Jackson, Sonia Blandford, Egle Pranckuniene and Marina Vildziuniene 6. Echoing school leaders¿ voices in Cyprus: a study of novice school leaders¿ perceptions regarding leadership professional developmentMaria Nicolaidou and Alexandra Petridou 7. Are we realising the full potential of teachers¿ professional learning in schools in England? Policy issues and recommendations from a national studyDavid Pedder and V. Darleen Opfer 8. Central, local and individual continuing professional development (CPD) priorities: changing policies of CPD in WalesKen Jones 9. Continuing professional development for Scottish teachers: tensions in policy and practiceJim O¿Brien 10. Irish teachers¿ experience of professional development: performative or transformative learning?Ciaran Sugrue 11. The impact of teacher research on teacher learning in academic training schools in the NetherlandsM. Snoek and E. Moens