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Learning to teach: Exploring the history and role of higher education in teacher education

This report includes four papers that were presented by the State of the Nations panel at our learning and teaching summit 2013.

John Furlong discusses teacher education as part of ‘the university project’. Sharon Gewirtz argues the need for developing teachers as scholar-citizens. Olwen McNamara and Jean Murray discuss the implications of the School Direct programme for research-informed teacher education and teacher educators. Geoff Whitty discusses teacher education and research in higher education institutions in England.

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