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Professionalism and Teacher Education

Voices from Policy and Practice

Editors: Gutierrez, Amanda, Fox, Jillian, Alexander, Colette (Eds.)

  • Explores teacher and teacher educator professional work across all sectors in the Australian Context
    Examines how contemporary teacher professionalism is be reclaimed to achieve the multitude of purposes of education
    Aims to shape and re-shape understanding of what it means to be a professional educator

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About this book

This book explores how educators are proactively working to reclaim teacher professionalism by engaging in exemplary practice and promoting quality education for all. It examines voices in contemporary Australian teacher education and how professionalism can contribute to achieving the multiplicity of purposes in education.
The work of contemporary teachers and teacher educators, and perceptions about this work, have changed significantly. In recent times, governments have identified key issues linked to the quality of teachers, as presented in multiple inquiries, creating shifts in public policy and increasing regulation. Educators must work towards improving public and policy maker perceptions of teaching as a profession. Teacher educators make an important contribution in engaging in ongoing scholarship and debate that examine research and practice and speak back to managerial discourses on professionalism. It is through this work that educators shape and re-shape understanding of what it means to be a professional.

About the authors

Dr Amanda Gutierrez is a Senior Lecturer and Professional Experience Coordinator (Secondary Postgrad Courses) in the QLD School of Education at the Australian Catholic University.  She is an experienced teacher educator who works in the fields of literacy, professional experience and partnerships.  Her major research interest is professional becoming of pre-service and practicing teachers and partnerships, with a minor research interest in critical literacy.  She has developed and coordinated multiple partnership programs in Victoria and Queensland.
Jillian L. Fox is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Arts at the Australian Catholic University. She is an experienced early childhood teacher who has worked with preservice and practicing teachers both in Australia and China. Her areas of teaching and research expertise include work integrated learning, mentoring and early years education. In 2017 she won the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Innovation for or her work on establishing a university wide work integrated learning online platform.
Dr Colette Alexander is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the Australian Catholic University. She is an experienced teacher educator who has worked with preservice and practicing teachers across both public and private institutions. Her current research and teaching is focussed on research methodology, policy and assessment. She is the Project Lead for the implementation of the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA) across the School of Education, and is an early career researcher working with the Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education (ILSTE).

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Conceptualising Teacher Professionalism

    Pages 1-23

    Alexander, Colette (et al.)

  • The Changing Face of Accreditation for Initial Teacher Education Programmes in Australia

    Pages 27-45

    Bourke, Theresa

  • Social Media and Teacher Professionalism: Getting in on the Act

    Pages 47-67

    Pendergast, Donna (et al.)

  • Who Is the Hybrid Teacher Educator? Understanding Professional Identity in School–University Partnership

    Pages 71-90

    Clifton, Jennifer (et al.)

  • Exploring What It Means to Be a Professional in Partnerships: Reflecting on Teacher Educator Narratives

    Pages 91-115

    Gutierrez, Amanda (et al.)

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Professionalism and Teacher Education
Book Subtitle
Voices from Policy and Practice
Editors
  • Amanda Gutierrez
  • Jillian Fox
  • Colette Alexander
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7002-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7002-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7001-4
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-7004-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 235
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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