TCK professional development for international school teachers in China

Mcnulty, Yvonne, and Carter, Margaret (2013) TCK professional development for international school teachers in China. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, pp. 39-46. From: ICMAC 2013: International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, 11-13 July 2013, Singapore.

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Abstract

In this paper we draw on a qualitative study of 21 focus groups at two international schools in China, to examine the professional development of international school teachers in response to the needs of third culture kids (TCKs). Comparing the perspectives of 42 teaching staff and 37 parents, this study presents new perspectives and insights in exploring whether teachers at international schools in China have the skills and competencies to be responsive to the needs of TCKs, and where gaps in their professional development may exist.

Item ID: 31049
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 978-981-4560-61-0
Keywords: TCK, professional development, international school teachers, China
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Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2014 00:06
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9304 School/Institution > 930402 School/Institution Community and Environment @ 40%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930199 Learner and Learning not elsewhere classified @ 30%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 30%
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