States Academic Press
Education - Education
Teachers need certain knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and skills to carry out their tasks effectively in the classroom, school and the wider community. Teacher education or teacher training refers to the policies, procedures and provision designed to equip prospective teachers with these abilities. The professionals who engage in teacher training are called teacher educators. In-service teacher education and pre-service teacher education are the two major components of teacher education. It is seen as a continuous process, which begins with a phase of initial training and continues all through the teacher’s professional life, with regular and sustained periods of in-service training. It is imperative to maintain the idea that teachers should remain learners during the course of their service. This book is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide in-depth knowledge about the culture and practice of teacher education. It unfolds the innovative aspects of this field which will be crucial for its progress in the future. Those in search of information to further their knowledge will be greatly assisted by this book.