Teachers and teacher world-views

Walker, Karen (2004) Teachers and teacher world-views. International Education Journal, 5 (3). pp. 433-438.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the increasing imperative for teachers who work in cultural settings other than their own to develop an understanding of their own world-view and the impact their assumptions about teachers, school, students, family and so on have on their teaching practice. The brief narrative of one cultural world-view provides an example of the areas where tensions may arise for teaching practice for the unprepared teacher working in a setting outside their own cultural experience.

Item ID: 6419
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: international; reflective practitioners; teachers; world-view
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ISSN: 1443-1475
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2010 06:19
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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