Technology Teacher Education in England

Atkinson, Stephanie (2019) Technology Teacher Education in England. In: Encyclopedia of Teacher Education. Springer, Singapore, pp. 1-6. ISBN 9789811311796

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This entry provides an insight into the turbulent and recently disappointing events in the history of Design and Technology (D&T) teacher education in England over the last 150 years. It is a complex journey that needs to include a review of the generic history of teacher education in England, the differing educational needs of children, the changing role of D&T as a school curriculum subject, the requirements for an appropriately trained workforce to meet the economic needs of the country, and how various government educational initiatives and interventions (Gillard 2018) have affected how teachers in general and D&T teachers in particular have been and still are trained today. All these factors are inseparably intertwined. Therefore, this entry discusses them all together in chronological date order.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Education > Higher Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education and Society
Faculty of Education and Society > School of Education
Depositing User: Stephanie Atkinson
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2019 10:01
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2021 10:45
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