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Teacher Education in the Pacific Islands: A Preliminary Literature Review

Koya, Cresantia F. (2012) Teacher Education in the Pacific Islands: A Preliminary Literature Review. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Teacher education in the Pacific is premised on the multiple realities and constraints of education in the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of the Pacific region. This review is limited to Pacific scholarly writing from within the Pacific islands (PICs) in order to gauge the extent of Teacher Education (TE) Discourse taking place in the islands. Similar to other SIDS, PICs are heavily dependent on educational aid and are beleaguered with issues of smallness, islandness, remoteness and scatteredness. Differentially however, a regional approach to educational development and planning guides educational efforts in Forum member countries since 2001. This paper is prepared as a discussion paper to be used as an entry point into conversation about teacher education research and curriculum planning at the University of the South Pacific in Suva.

    Item Type: Other
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Education
    Depositing User: Cresantia Koya-Vakauta
    Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2013 16:18
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 12:17
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/6768
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