International Portal of Teacher Education

Keyword: Teacher recruitment
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13.09.2017
Teacher Education Programs
Accelerated Training for Applicants Seeking a Second-Career in Teaching
Two facts should be considered by those concerned with the teaching workforce in Israel. The first is that the profession does not attract "the best and the brightest" needed for education i...
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11.07.2016
Mentoring & Supervision
An Exploration of the Relationships between Mentor Recruitment, the Implementation of Mentoring, and Mentors’ Attitudes
This study examined aspects of mentor recruitment in relationship to the content and logistics of mentoring, mentors’ feelings of role conflict, satisfaction from mentoring, and their attitu...
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01.06.2016
Teacher Educators
Constructing the Academic Category of Teacher Educator in Universities’ Recruitment Processes in Aotearoa, New Zealand
This study examined the recruitment and appointment of university-based teacher educators in Aotearoa New Zealand. The findings revealed three institutionally reified and identifiable constr...
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18.01.2016
Preservice Teachers
Why Do Student Teachers Enrol for a Teaching Degree? A Study of Teacher Recruitment in Portugal and Sweden
This article reports on findings from an exploratory study carried out in Portugal and Sweden, concerning student teacher recruitment to Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programmes. It addres...
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10.01.2016
Beginning Teachers
Using Improvement Science to Better Support Beginning Teachers: The Case of the Building a Teaching Effectiveness Network
This paper analyzes how Effectiveness Network (BTEN) schools supported new teacher development using a standard feedback process and improvement science methods. The findings reveal that BTE...
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18.11.2015
Beginning Teachers
The Impact of Preservice Preparation and Early Career Support on Novice Teachers’ Career Intentions and Decisions
In this study, the authors examined the direct effects of preservice preparation quality and early career support as well as potential moderating effects of early career support on the caree...
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11.09.2013
Theories & Approaches
Scholarships to Recruit the “Best and Brightest” Into Teaching: Who Is Recruited, Where Do They Teach, How Effective Are They, and How Long Do They Stay?
This article examines whether a popular innovation for increasing human capital in the teaching profession—competitive college scholarships for teachers— is effective. The authors show that...
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06.08.2013
Theories & Approaches
Teacher Training in France in the Early 2010s
This article describes transformation of the organisation of teacher training in France. The transformation of training and recruitment of teachers results from distinct reforms concerning t...
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09.07.2013
Theories & Approaches
Teacher education reform and challenges in Norway
Teacher education in Norway is nationally regulated and is currently undergoing extensive changes. The authors outline the various education routes for teachers and some of the ongoing work ...
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28.10.2012
Trends in Teacher Education
Rethinking Recruitment: The Comprehensive and Strategic Recruitment of Secondary Science Teachers
The shortage of science teachers has spurred a discussion about their retention and recruitment. While discussion about retaining science teachers has increased dramatically in just the las...
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18.04.2012
Professional Development
The Impact of Disrupted and Disjointed Early Professional Development on Beginning Teachers
This longitudinal study considers beginning teachers’ perspectives relating to the challenges of finding and holding employment and of succeeding in their careers and classrooms. The partici...
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06.12.2011
Multiculturalism & Diversity
What Do Secondary Trainee Teachers Say about Teaching as A Profession of their “Choice” in Malawi?
The current study is concerned with the recruitment of secondary teachers in Malawi. Trainee teachers’ dispositions are central to recruitment and retention within the teaching profession. T...
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27.09.2010
ICT & Teaching
Continuing Change in a Virtual World: Training and Recruiting Instructors
This article describes the process of teacher identification, selection, initial training, and on-going professional development that has developed at the Illinois Virtual High School (IVHS)...
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14.03.2010
Trends in Teacher Education
Revitalizing Teacher Education by Revisiting Our Assumptions About Teaching
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the teaching profession was designed to match the rapid expansion of schooling. It relied on a captive pool of inexpensive, educated female lab...
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14.03.2010
Teacher Education Programs
Teach for America and Teacher Ed: Heads They Win, Tails We Lose
This article is a brief analysis of the roots of TFA’s extraordinary rise as a major player in the world of educational reform and educational policy. In particular, the author focuses on th...
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02.03.2010
Teacher Education Programs
The Boston Teacher Residency: District-Based Teacher Education
This article describes the Boston Teacher Residency (BTR), a comprehensive teacher recruitment, preparation, and induction program created by and housed in an urban school district, the Bost...
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18.11.2009
Teacher Education Programs
Providing Qualified Teachers for Urban Schools: The Effectiveness of the Accelerated Collaborative Teacher Preparation Program in Recruiting, Preparing, and Retaining Teachers
In this article, the authors examine the effectiveness of the ACT program over a 6-year period in providing qualified teachers for urban schools. The program was designed to restructure teac...
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19.10.2009
Professional Development
'At Least I'm the Type of Teacher I Want to Be': Second-Career English Language Teachers' Identity Formation in Hong Kong Secondary Schools
This article examines how second-career teachers may be better supported in their professional development. The study found that second-career teachers' skills and experiences were not value...
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07.09.2009
Trends in Teacher Education
President Obama and Education: The Possibility for Dramatic Improvements in Teaching and Learning
In this article, the author concludes her work heading Obama’s education policy transition team. She describes President Obama’s commitment to making the education of every child a collectiv...
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03.06.2009
Professional Development
More than A Shortage of Early Childhood Teachers: Looking Beyond The Recruitment of University Qualified Teachers to Promote Quality Early Childhood Education and Care
In Australia and internationally, government policies aim to increase the supply of early childhood teachers and thus improve the quality of early childhood education and care services. In t...
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03.06.2009
Instruction in Teacher Training
Attending to Changing Landscapes: Shaping The Interwoven Identities of Teachers and Teacher Educators
In places in Canada, increasing numbers of teachers are leaving after only a few years of teaching. In this article, the authors take up questions about the stories teachers tell of their le...
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06.04.2009
Trends in Teacher Education
An Inquiry Into the Development of Teacher Identities in STEM Career Changers
National shortages of math and science teachers have led to a variety of strategies and programs to attract second career professionals into teaching. This qualitative study investigates the...
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09.03.2009
Trends in Teacher Education
The Quality of Vocational Teachers: Teacher Education, Institutional Roles and Professional Reality
The paper analyzes the different factors exerting an influence on the professional knowledge, practices and performance of teaching staff involved in technical and vocational education and t...
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25.09.2008
Teacher Education Programs
Preparing Nontraditional Adult Teacher Education Candidates to Become Special Education Teachers
The purpose of Project RESTART was to enhance the development and implementation through assessment of a model teacher preparation program that was designed to recruit and retain a pool of h...
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14.03.2008
Teacher Education Programs
Retention and intention in teaching careers: will the new generation stay?
A study was conducted to examine the changing demography of teachers. The study examined secondary teachers' initial notions of careers, and through third and fourth year of professional exp...
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