Item description for New Teacher Education for the Future - International Perspectives by Yin Cheong Cheng...
In facing up to the numerous challenges to education in a new era of information technology and globalization, this book of 19 chapters will facilitate the quest for new teacher education for the future. The target audiences are teacher educators, educators, graduate students, researchers, policy makers and those interested in educational reform and teacher education for the new century. The chapters, grouped into three sections -- `New Perspectives in Teacher Education and Development', `Reform and Development of Teacher Education', and `Innovation and Reflection on Teacher Education Practice' -- are prepared by renowned scholars and researchers from different parts of the world. Cutting across these chapters with international perspectives for an international audience are some very fundamental issues, development trends, reform initiatives, innovative practices, and critical reflection with research and reform implications. They are essential to all efforts to develop a new teacher education in the new millennium.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.34" Width: 6.52" Height: 1.55" Weight: 2.18 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2001
ISBN 9629490692 ISBN13 9789629490690
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More About Yin Cheong Cheng
Professor Yin Cheong CHENG is the President of the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA). He is also the head of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Education Leadership and School Quality of the Hong Kong Institute of Education.
He has published internationally 14 academic books and 190 book chapters and academic journal articles on education effectiveness, paradigm shift in education, and management reform. Among his books, School Effectiveness and School-based Management: A Mechanism for School Development has been published in four language editions. Some of his publications have been translated into Chinese, Hebrew, Korean, Spanish, Czech, and Thailand languages. He was the chief editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education and Development six years and is at present serving on the advisory boards of 9 international journals.
Prof. Chenga (TM)s research has won him a number of international awards and recognition including the Awards for Excellence from the Literati Club in UK in 1994, 1996-98, 2001 and 2004. In recent few years, Prof. Cheng has been invited to give over 30 keynote/plenary speeches by national and international organizations such as APEC, UNESCO, UNICEF, ICER, ICSEI (Australia, Hong Kong and Canada), International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), Ford Foundation (US, Africa), etc.