Quality of Teacher Education and Learning

Theory and Practice

  • Xudong Zhu
  • A. Lin Goodwin
  • Huajun Zhang

Part of the New Frontiers of Educational Research book series (NFER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Innovative Ideas and Practices in Teacher Learning and Teacher Preparation

  3. Challenges and New Trends in Teacher Education

  4. Rethinking the Meaning of Teacher Quality

  5. Roles and Identities of Teachers

About this book


This edited book is on the theory and practice of teacher education from the most distinguished and experienced scholars in the field around the world. In this book, they explored the most urgent and significant issues in teacher education in this globalized time. The dealing of these issues can directly impact the quality of teacher education and education in general. How to improve the quality of teacher education is a global issue that many countries, no matter developed or developing, face. This book provides multiple perspectives to address the challenges and possibilities for improving teacher quality. A point needs to further highlight in this book is that the researchers pay more attention to the inner landscape of teachers, such as the issue of identity, sense of person, etc. In this book, the readers can learn the insights and multiple perspectives of the best scholars in teacher education.


Educational Reform School Leadership Teacher Education Teacher Learing Teacher Preparation Teacher Professional Development Teacher Quality Teachers’ Identity Teachers’ Self and Identity

Editors and affiliations

  • Xudong Zhu
    • 1
  • A. Lin Goodwin
    • 2
  • Huajun Zhang
    • 3
  1. 1.Beijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Beijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-3547-0
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-3549-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-3473
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-349X
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