Meeting the Needs of Pre-service Teachers Through Teacher Training

  • Garth Stahl
  • Erica Sharplin
  • Benjamin Kehrwald


Teacher educators continue to wrestle over the most effective strategies to train pre-service teachers who enter teacher education programmes with their own personal beliefs, images of themselves as teachers and memories of themselves as pupils. This chapter captures how contemporary pre-service teacher education is framed by a multiplicity of pressures and challenges before discussing recent shifts towards a more practice-based clinical approach in teacher education.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Garth Stahl
    • 1
  • Erica Sharplin
    • 2
  • Benjamin Kehrwald
    • 3
  1. 1.University of South AustraliaMawson LakesAustralia
  2. 2.University of South AustraliaMawson LakesAustralia
  3. 3.University of South AustraliaAdelaideAustralia

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