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Investigating the Nature of Graduates’ Classroom Practice: One Step in Transforming the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Dip. Ed.) programme

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SKU: CJE-40-12

An evaluation of the Dip. Ed. programme (2004-2009) using fourth generation methodology revealed the expectations, claims, concerns, and issues of stakeholders; including Ministry of Education (MOE) personnel and (School of Education) SOE staff, who were concerned that graduates of the programme reverted to practices employed before training. In response to that evaluation, this research investigates the current status of Dip. Ed. graduates’ practice.

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A Model of Professional Development and Best Practice for Primary Science Teachers

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SKU: JEDIC-1701

This paper presents a two-phased, job-embedded, teacher professional development model (TPD) which employs action research and on-the-job professional support. The model is a response to evaluative research evidence which shows that in spite of their pre-service and in- service training, primary teachers’ traditional perspectives of science education persisted as a barrier to effective implementation of primary science curricula reform. The TPD differs from the Cascade model which is widely used in teacher training. That model transmits teacher learning.

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Student Outcomes in TVET and Related Leadership and Management Principles and Practices in Selected Secondary Schools in Jamaica

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SKU: jedic 16-1-3

Technical and vocational education has become a strong focus area for Caribbean countries as they seek to advance their social and economic status in the globally competitive market. Given this context, schools in the Caribbean offer technical and vocational education and training (TVET) subjects to students from various examining bodies. This paper looks at how schools in Jamaica are doing in TVET in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations and the leadership and management principles and practices used in administering TVET in selected top performing schools.

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Professional Lives in Transition: Overseas Trained Teachers in England

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SKU: cje 28-2-4

This paper discusses initial findings on teacher identity as perceived and discussed by six participants: three overseas trained teachers (OTTs), one secondary headteacher, one local authority director, and one senior policy officer in the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) who is a qualitative researcher at a prestigious London university.

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