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Author O'Donoghue, T. A. (Tom A.), 1953-

Title Teacher preparation in Ireland : history, policy and future directions / by Tom O'Donoghue, the University of Western Australia, Australia, Judith Harford, University College Dublin, Ireland, Teresa O'Doherty, University of Limerick, Ireland
Edition First edition
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2017
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Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Introduction -- ch. 2 Broad Historical Context -- ch. 3 Preparation of Primary School Teachers: 1922 -- 1967 -- ch. 4 Preparation of Teachers for Second-Level Schools: 1922 -- 1967 -- ch. 5 Teacher Preparation: 1966 -- 1990 -- ch. 6 Teacher Preparation: 1991 -- 2011 -- ch. 7 Initial Teacher Preparation: 2012 -- 2017 -- ch. 8 Current Developments and Future Trends
Summary This study of teacher preparation policy and practice in Ireland from Independence in 1921 to the present, highlights, within an international context, the extent to which the focus of preparation moved from nation-building until 1967, when free second-level education was introduced, to one concerned with improving the country's human capital
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Teachers -- Training of -- Ireland -- History.
Teachers -- Training of -- Ireland.
Form Electronic book
Author Harford, Judith.
O'Doherty, Teresa
ISBN 1787145115 (electronic bk.)
1787149552 (electronic bk.)
9781787145115 (electronic bk.)
9781787149557 (electronic bk.)