Teaching and Teacher Education

South Asian Perspectives

  • Rohit Setty
  • Radhika Iyengar
  • Matthew A. Witenstein
  • Erik Jon Byker
  • Huma Kidwai

Part of the South Asian Education Policy, Research, and Practice book series (SAEPRP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. The Enduring and the New Questions in Teaching and Teacher Education

  3. Empirical Research on Teaching in South Asia

  4. Empirical Research on Teacher Education in South Asia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. Mahjabeen Raza, Sharon Kim, Monal Jayaram, Vivek Sharma, Aditya Natraj, Edward Seidman
      Pages 223-242
    3. Bindu Thirumalai, Anusha Ramanathan, Amina Charania, Glenda Stump
      Pages 243-272
  5. Humanizing, Professionalizing, and Intellectualizing the Policy Goals

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 337-337
    2. Ashwathi Muraleedharan, Erik Jon Byker, Matthew A. Witenstein
      Pages 339-344
    3. Erik Jon Byker, Matthew A. Witenstein
      Pages 345-351
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 353-363

About this book


This edited volume brings together diverse thinkers and practitioners from the field of teaching and teacher education as it pertains to educational development in South Asia. In this volume, authors draw from their research, practice, and field experiences, showcasing how teaching and teacher education are currently being carried out, understood, theorized, debated, and implemented for the education of children and teachers alike in South Asia. The volume also includes practitioner voices, which are often marginalized in academic discourse. This book acts as a key reference text for academics and practitioners interested in the intersection of education and development in the region, and in particular what it takes to pull off ambitious teaching and teacher education in South Asia.


Teacher Education South Asia Development Studies Mixed Methods Research Social Work Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Rohit Setty
    • 1
  • Radhika Iyengar
    • 2
  • Matthew A. Witenstein
    • 3
  • Erik Jon Byker
    • 4
  • Huma Kidwai
    • 5
  1. 1.Setty & Associates InternationalWashingtonIndia
  2. 2.Earth InstituteColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.University of DaytonDaytonUSA
  4. 4.University of North Carolina at CharlotteCharlotteUSA
  5. 5.WashingtonUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-26878-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-26879-4
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