Initial Teacher Education in peril – Why the market review is about anything but ‘world-class training’

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 63 Number 3 (2021)

Initial Teacher Education in peril – Why the market review is about anything but ‘world-class training’
Helen Trelford, pages 58-65
DOI: 10.3898/forum.2021.63.3.07

Abstract

The Initial Teacher Training Market Review was released at the end of the most tumultuous of academic years. In spite of a claim to offer the promise of ‘world- class training’, the proposals, if enacted, have the potential to force out many with genuine expertise in teacher education. Written during the seven-week review consultation period, this article questions the recommendations of the document and the motivation behind what has been proposed. A range of possible implications are explored, and questions are posed about the review process itself.

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Helen Trelford, (2021) Initial Teacher Education in peril – Why the market review is about anything but ‘world-class training’, FORUM, 63(3), 58-65. https://doi.org/10.3898/forum.2021.63.3.07

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