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British universities are in need of a teaching revolution

British universities are in need of a teaching revolution | "On Teacher Training" | Scoop.it
It's time that institutions and staff start taking risks in the lecture hall.
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Rural teachers below par, says study

A study sponsored by the United Nations has found many primary school teachers in the rural areas inadequately skilled for their job.
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The Innovative Educator: 20 Things a Teacher Wants the Nation to Know About Education

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Students will be devoured by ‘Asian tigers’

Students will be devoured by ‘Asian tigers’ | "On Teacher Training" | Scoop.it

"The disaster of the 1960s created havoc when a generation of ill educated children left school, and thousands of them went to teacher training colleges to learn how to pass on their own flawed standard to others.

Today, these teachers are teaching other teachers in an appalling cycle of ‘dumb and dumber’."

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The Educated Reporter: Teacher Training Programs: The Missing Link in Student Achievement?

The Educated Reporter: Teacher Training Programs: The Missing Link in Student Achievement? | "On Teacher Training" | Scoop.it

*Close to two-thirds of new teachers say they feel unprepared for their jobs. What would happen if a similar percentage of doctors had a similar lack of confidence?
*In the past 12 years, over half the nation's states haven't rated even one teacher preparation program as inferior. That statistic is "laughable," Duncan said.

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iPad Ebooks for Tablets, Smartphones, Laptops, Mobile Devices | iPad.HelpLearn.net

iPad Ebooks for Tablets, Smartphones, Laptops, Mobile Devices | iPad.HelpLearn.net | "On Teacher Training" | Scoop.it
iPad.HelpLearn.net is a network for mobile-based learning, which include ebooks, videos, softwares for the iPad, tablets, smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices.
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The Landscape: My Top 25 Free Math Resources for Education

The Landscape: My Top 25 Free Math Resources for Education | "On Teacher Training" | Scoop.it

RT @rkiker: The Landscape: My Top 25 Free #Math Resources for Education: http://t.co/0OJ95rUz via @mrlands...

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Times Higher Education - Sector opposes plans for compulsory teacher training

Times Higher Education - Sector opposes plans for compulsory teacher training | "On Teacher Training" | Scoop.it
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Raytheon announces $1M for teacher training in science, math

Raytheon Co. is committing $1 million for teacher scholarships as part of the Museum of Science’s Engineering Is Elementary program.
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New Path for Teacher Ed Reform - Inside Higher Ed

Obama administration wants states and colleges to focus on how teachers do once they enter the classroom, not whether they can pass a licensure test.
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Education Journal: Where are the Leaders?

Education Journal: Where are the Leaders? | "On Teacher Training" | Scoop.it

A market-sizing estimate by CLSA predicts India’s K-12 segment (kindergarten to 12th grade) will reach $29 billion in 2012 while the teacher training market stays at $153 million, just 0.5% of the K-12 segment. In an environment where India’s education sector is witnessing a tremendous boom and schools are sprouting up around the country, who is training and equipping the leaders responsible for training our kids?

 

Today, corporations searching for the best talent seek out students from the IIM’s or the IIT’s. But where does one go to find leaders in public education?

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