Research: an insight on how it is valued by Portuguese and English teacher educators

Sousa, Rita Tavares de, Lopes, Amélia and Boyd, Pete (2019) Research: an insight on how it is valued by Portuguese and English teacher educators. Teaching Education, 30 (4). pp. 393-414. Full text not available from this repository.

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The quality of how teachers are being prepared is seen as a priority in the twenty-first century and engagement with research is often considered a crucial element of initial teacher education programmes. Institutional and national contexts have an impact in the way research is valued. This paper investigates the perspectives of Portuguese and English teacher educators towards the value given to research in initial teacher education. Interviews were completed with teacher educators working within different kinds of higher education institutions—university, polytechnic and teaching-led university. Results suggest that research has a significant presence and relevance in all cases but is valued differently.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Teaching Education
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
ISSN: 1470-1286
Departments: Pre June 2020 Academic Departments and Services > Research Centres > Learning Education and Development (LED)
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
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Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2018 11:19
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2021 11:17

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