THE Welsh Conservatives have warned of a "deeply worrying recruitment problem" in Wales' schools after figures showed a third of secondary school teacher-training
places went unfilled this year.
Working towards serving the educational needs of under-developed countries, the teacher-training
partnership will see GEMS provide its resources to projects identified by UNESCO.
The Newton Teacher Training Institute is an "alternative" teacher-training
program in Massachusetts, similar to those described in Katherine Newman's article ("Teacher Training, Tailor-Made," features, Spring 2009).
PREP Grants are available to all accredited, nonprofit North American universities, colleges, teacher-training
schools, institutes or centers involved in pre-service or in-service teacher training and/or education leading to an education degree or professional teaching certification.
National Dance Institute-New Mexico's next teacher-training
workshop is scheduled for September 2-13, 2002.
This article describes results of a case study research project that investigated three teachers involved in the Eruditio teacher-training
program in which Arizona teachers trained to integrate computer technology into their curricula and instruction.
An education ministry panel on Thursday compiled its final report on state-run teacher-training
universities and faculties recommending that the number of such universities and faculties should be cut to less than half the current number.
Head of Teacher Training Mr Frankie Sulke defended the introduction of "exit" tests, rather than raising entry requirements for teacher-training
courses, which include GCSE English and maths at grade C.
And it was a message few could argue with, save perhaps Wales' five teacher-training
universities (which have had ample time to get their houses in order).
THE government has announced 4,000 extra teacher-training
places in England next year, boosting numbers to a total of 34,675 - the highest for more than a decade.
Especially for anyone who didn't complete a teacher-training
program as an undergraduate, the costs of certification can be significant, It is not unusual for postgraduate teacher training programs to require a full-time commitment of 16 or even 24 months or a part-time commitment that can stretch to three years or more.
The Conservatory School also has plans for a teacher-training
program, but it hasn't gotten off the ground owing to a lack of funds.