Teacher Education In and For Uncertain Times

  • Deborah Heck
  • Angelina Ambrosetti

About this book


This volume considers the role of initial and continuing teacher education in uncertain times. It highlights key principles and methods that preserve curiosity and optimism regarding the potential of teacher education, and regarding the manifold achievements of pre-service and in-service teachers. It explores how teacher education can produce teachers who are committed to counter-oppressive curricula and pedagogies, and reflects the critical role of teacher educators as public academics.


effective teacher education principles and practices of teacher education evaluating teacher education programs effective education policy school teacher training teacher education policy frameworks teacher competence pre-service teacher assessments in-service teacher specialisations collaboration between educators teachers and social inequality potential of teacher education counter-oppressive curriculum and pedagogy

Editors and affiliations

  • Deborah Heck
    • 1
  • Angelina Ambrosetti
    • 2
  1. 1.University of the Sunshine CoastMaroochydore DCAustralia
  2. 2.Central Queensland UniversityNoosavilleAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-8647-2
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-8648-9
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