This theme has a meta-dimension concerned with the fact that within the broad field of educational research and scholarship there are distinctively different traditions of theory and theorising and even of understanding what the field is about or what it should focus on.
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Submitted by MarkDonoghue on 14 February 2012 - 4:46pm
The English White Paper, The Importance of Teaching, was discussed at the February 2011 meeting of the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET Research and Development Committee. It seemed possible that proposed changes in initial teacher education (ITE) and the continuing professional development (CPD) of teachers might threaten the viability of education departments in English higher education institutions (HEIs).
Submitted by MarkDonoghue on 10 February 2012 - 4:46pm