The Role of a Professional Regulatory Body in Achieving the Priorities of Teacher Education

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Hamilton, Tom
  • Publisher: Unipress
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    mesheuropmc: education

With its population of just over five million, Scotland has an education system which is significantly different from the other parts of the United Kingdom. One aspect of this difference is seen in the priorities for Teacher Education in Scotland set in the Scottish Government's publication, Teaching Scotland’s Future (Donaldson, 2011). (This report is often referred to as the Donaldson Report - after Graham Donaldson who had been Her Majesty's Senior Chief Inspector in Scotland until retirement when he was commissioned by the Scottish Government to undertake a review of teacher education. Teaching Scotland’s Future was generally well received by the educational community in Scotland.
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    OECD (2009) Teaching and Learning International Survey. Available at: http://www.oecd.org/education/school/43023606.pdf (Accessed: 08 September 2014).

    OECD (2014) The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) - 2013 Results. Available at: http://www.oecd.org/edu/school/talis-2013-results.htm (Accessed: 07 September 2014).

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