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Teacher Education in Plural Societies

An International Review

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Teacher Education in Plural Societies: An International Review
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Examining initial rather than in-service teacher education, this book looks at ways of educating teachers faced with a multicultural classroom audience. It analyzes the role of teacher education in providing for ethnic minority children, considering access and achievement and the necessity for all children to acquire informed and tolerant attitudes. Authors write from the perspectives of countries which are in the early stages of social policy in this area, where policy is ongoing, and where policy is weakening. The focus is on diverse classrooms, rather than diverse societies.

Table of Contents

Cultural diversity and teacher education, Maurice Craft; pluralism and Australian teacher education, Anne Hickling Hudson and Marilyn McMeniman; teacher education for a multicultural Britain, Sally Tomlinson; multicultural teacher education in Canada, Ratna Ghosh; practice without policy - pluralist teacher education in Israel, Abraham Yogev; unity in diversity - teacher education in multicultural Malaysia, Molly Lee; teacher training and community relations in Northern Ireland, Sean Fulton and Anthony Gallagher; teacher education and pluralism in South Africa, Wally Morrow; training teachers for a multicultural future in Spain, Carmen Gonzalo and Maria Villanueva; teacher education in Sweden - an intercultural perspective, Gunlog Bredange; teacher education and multiculturalism in the Netherlands, Gerard de Kruif; educating teachers for cultural diversity in the United States, Ken Zeichner; comparative perspectives and paradigms, Keith Watson.
Release date Australia
February 6th, 1996
Contributor
Edited by Maurice Craft
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Routledge Falmer
Pages
224
Dimensions
156x234x11
ISBN-13
9780750705202
Product ID
2757042

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