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Research: Teacher Prep Reform Gets It Way Wrong -- Campus Technology

Research: Teacher Prep Reform Gets It Way Wrong -- Campus Technology | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
"The irony here is that while these policies call for teacher education programs and institutions to make decisions based on evidence, the policies themselves are not evidence-based," the authors wrote.
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The 30 Top Education Policy Tweeters, 2012 : Education Next

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Why Unqualified Candidates Get Hired Anyway — HBS Working Knowledge

Why Unqualified Candidates Get Hired Anyway — HBS Working Knowledge | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
Why do businesses evaluate candidates solely on past job performance, failing to consider the job's difficulty? Why do university admissions officers focus on high GPAs, discounting influence of easy grading standards?
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The article feature two studies and the implications that for all the procedures and policies in place, they are most likely unsuccessfull in overcoming bias against hiring most qualified candidates.

 

Maybe we should start looking to see if there is an app for that decision making...

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, September 13, 2013 7:09 PM

It is not a perfect science, but we need to do a better job. This is very much the case in education where teachers who should not be teachers become administrators.