Presentation on theme: "Melbourne Graduate School of Education Partnerships in teacher education Associate Professor Christine Ure Associate Dean Teacher Education CRICOS Provider."— Presentation transcript:
Melbourne Graduate School of Education Partnerships in teacher education Associate Professor Christine Ure Associate Dean Teacher Education CRICOS Provider code 00116K
Tales from two …… ….projects on partnerships in teacher education Partnerships in Teacher Education
Project 1 Practicum Partnership Project 10 graduate (Sec) programs Student teacher interviews Supervising teacher interviews following placement Single approach to placement supervision Project 2 New Master of Teaching Clinically applied practice Theory linked to practice New staffing model to support teacher candidates Advanced practice on 14 measures after 1-semester A tale of two projects….
Partnerships in Teacher Education PRE-OGANISED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Reluctance to test any boundaries Youre not able to use youre own teaching style… Teachers as regulators we had to teach the way our supervisors did… Lack of targeted feedback my mentor was reluctant to let me use the strategies that I learnt at uni OPEN LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Supported action, able to safely test boundaries We are..conscious of our students and their needs.. it is a priority in our planning and general thinking Teachers as role models Strength of the program is commitment of teachers in schools Targeted feedback support & feedback this course has made us analytical teachers..we use information to plan.. Teacher candidates learning experience
Partnerships in Teacher Education APPRENTCESHIP MODEL Replication of past practice: - by teachers - with candidates CLINICAL MODEL Leading changed practice: - by teachers - with candidates Learning outcomes
Partnerships in Teacher Education EFFECTIVE PARTNERSHIPS……. …are built through deliberate processes ENHANCED STUDENT TEACHER LEARNING……...occurs when candidates are deeply engaged in the work of the school and are given support to apply Education theory to their practice TEACHER EDUCATION IS A COLLABORATIVE PROCESS….. ….and Teacher education institutions cannot afford to leave the major responsibility of supporting student teachers to schools UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP WITH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT HAS THE CAPACITY TO CHANGE TEACHER EDUCATION AND TEACHER PRACTICE