New Frontiers or Old Certainties: The pre-service teacher internship

Tania Broadley, Elaine Sharplin, Sue Ledger

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Teacher education in Australia has a rich history of evolution from apprenticeships to university education. In this chapter the teacher education internship is examined. More specifically, the chapter outlines the Western Australian Combined Universities Training School (WACUTS) project, with its focus on reducing the gap between theory and practice through a collaborative and reflective approach. The successes and challenges faced in the first six months of implementation are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeacher Education in Australia: Investigations into Programming, Practicum and Partnership
EditorsDavid E. Lynch, Tony Yeigh
Place of PublicationQueensland
PublisherOxford Global Press
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781300831631
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


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