Teacher Education in a Transnational World

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Rosa Bruno-Jofré, James Scott Johnston
University of Toronto Press, Jan 1, 2014 - Education - 466 pages

Teacher Education in a Transnational World brings together specialists from various disciplines and scholars with policy-making and high-level government and administrative experience to discuss the historical, sociological, and philosophical issues associated with teacher education in a global context.

Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and James Scott Johnston, two leading scholars of the history and philosophy of education, this collection offers both analytical and practical insights into the present and future state of teacher education. Among the topics examined are paradigmatic changes in teacher education, the impact of the Bologna process in Europe, Indigenous education, and state policies in a transnational context.

With contributors from nine countries on four continents, Teacher Education in a Transnational World offers a genuinely international interdisciplinary examination of the challenges and opportunities associated with teacher education in the twenty-first century.


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Emerging Critical Issues in Teacher Education in a Globalizing and Transnational World
Sociopolitical Cultural and Intellectual Spaces Where Teacher Education Is Located A Historical Sociological and Philosophical Approach
Paradigmatic Changes in Teacher Education
Aboriginal Teacher Education in the Globalizing Context
The European Setting Erasmus Bologna and the European Higher Education Area
Transnationalization and State Policies
A Reflection on Contemporary Understandings and Future Directions of Teacher Education in a Transnational World

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About the author (2014)

Rosa Bruno-Jofré is professor and former Dean of the Faculty of Education, cross-appointed to the Department of History at Queen's University.

James Scott Johnston is an associate professor jointly appointed in the Faculty of Education and the Department of Philosophy at Memorial University.

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