Canadian Journal of Education

Canadian Journal of Education is an academic journal focusing on Canadian Education

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 4, December

Accord on Initial Teacher education/Accord Sur la Formation Initiale a L'enseignement
THE CONTEXT FOR TEACHER EDUCATION IN CANADA Today's changing world will require the full participation of citizens who cultivate knowledge, think critically, and act responsibly in accordance with democratic values and principles. We envision a...
Collaborative, Reflective, and Iterative Japanese Lesson Study in an Initial Teacher Education Program: Benefits and Challenges
To investigate benefits and challenges to engage teacher candidates in Japanese lesson study, defined as a collaborative, reflective, and iterative teacher development process, we analyzed reflective papers submitted by 60 teacher candidates studying...
Conceptual Clarity and Connections: Global Education and Teacher Candidates
In this article, we have explored the experiences of students in a teacher education programme designed to promote the effective teaching of global education. Research to date indicates that, although interest is high among teacher candidates, they...
Developper Des Competences Professionnelles En Formation Initiale a L'enseignement Prescolaire et Primaire : Regard Sur L'organisation Des Programmes En Contexte Quebecois
En reponse a une operation de revision des programmes quebecois de formation a l'enseignement prescolaire et primaire, cet article examine les incidences des nouvelles orientations visant le developpement de competences professionnelles sur la structure...
Experiences of Beginning Aboriginal Teachers in Band-Controlled Schools
Compelling evidence points to the need for higher education, and especially teacher education, to become better informed about the concerns of Aboriginal peoples and to be more responsive to their needs. With this focus in mind, we had conversations...
Introduction
In 2002, the Association of Canadian Deans of Education (ACDE) endorsed an Accord on Initial Teacher Education. Its purpose was to articulate the principles of initial teacher education, create discussions and conversations with stakeholders about...
Ira Harkavy and Matthew Hartley. (Eds.). (Summer 2009). New Directions for Youth Development: Theory, Practice, and Research. Universities in Partnership
Ira Harkavy and Matthew Hartley. (Eds.). (Summer 2009). New Directions for Youth Development: Theory, Practice, and Research. Universities in Partnership. No. 122. San Francisco: Wiley Periodicals Inc. 133 pages. ISBN: 978-04705-29836 "The health...
L'autoformation D'enseignants Novices, Experimentes et Deserteurs Comme Pistes D'amelioration De la Formation Universitaire
Cette recherche explore et decrit l'apport de l'autoformation dans l'insertion et le maintien en emploi d'enseignants quebecois aux ordres primaire et secondaire et en adaptation scolaire, ceux-la meme dont l'environnement professionnel se conjugue...
Les Dispositifs Groupaux D'analyse Des Pratiques Au Service Du Developpement Professionnel Des Enseignants. Quelles Analyses? Quelles Pratiques? Quel Professionnel?
Teachers' professional development is increasingly based on structures that ask teachers to analyse their own practices as part of a group. Although these professionalization activities are becoming more common, they are not all alike. Beginning with...
P. Dawson & R. Guare. (2009). Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential
P. Dawson & R. Guare. (2009). Smart But Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential. New York: The Guildford Press. 314 pages. ISBN: 978 1 59385 445 4 If you have stopped by your local bookstore...
Principles of Initial Teacher education/Principes De la Formation Initiale a L'enseignement
ACDE supports the following principles for initial teacher education in Canada: * An effective teacher education program demonstrates the transformative power of learning for individuals and communities. * An effective initial teacher education...
Reflective, Humanistic, Effective Teacher Education: Do Principles Supported in the Deans' Accord Make a Difference in Program Outcomes?
This study examines two Canadian teacher education programs in relation to reflection-based principles identified in the Association of Canadian Deans of Education's Accord on Initial Teacher Education. In one program, data analysis indicated a strong...
Resultats Preliminaires Du Premier Volet D'une Etude Portant Sur la Mise En Place De L'approche Par Competences Professionnelles En Formation a L'enseignement Au Quebec
Dans cet article, nous presentons les resultats preliminaires du premier volet d'une etude portant sur la mise en place de l'approche par competences professionnelles en formation a l'enseignement au Quebec. Nos donnees ont ete recueillies a partir...
Schleifer, M. et Talwar, V. (Dir.), Avec la Collaboration De P. Harris (2009). Science et Religion En Education. Comment Repondre Aux Questions Des Enfants
Schleifer, M. et Talwar, V. (dir.), avec la collaboration de P. Harris (2009). Science et religion en education. Comment repondre aux questions des enfants. Quebec : Presses de l'Universite du Quebec. 223 pages. ISBN 978-2-7605-1612-0 Ce collectif...
Teacher Induction: Exploring Beginning Teacher Mentorship
Induction programs, including mentorship, serve to bridge the transition from preservice to in-service teaching. This study explored the mentorship experiences of Saskatchewan beginning teachers. Analysis of interviews identified three themes: assigned/unassigned...
The Hidden Curriculum of a Teacher Induction Program: Ontario Teacher Educators' Perspectives
This article investigates the hidden curriculum of Ontario's New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP). The study involved interviews with 47 teacher educators from eight faculties of education. Responses revealed concerns about (a) who chooses the mentors,...