Alternate routes in initial teacher education: a critical review of the research and policy implications for Hong Kong

@inproceedings{Lai2008AlternateRI,
  title={Alternate routes in initial teacher education: a critical review of the research and policy implications for Hong Kong},
  author={Kwok Chan 黎國燦 Lai and David L. Grossman},
  year={2008}
}
In this article Hong Kong's policy on initial teacher training is used as a case study of the interplay between international trends and local policy. Traditionally initial teacher preparation in most countries has been based in higher education institutions. In recent years alternative routes for initial teacher education have proliferated in the United States and the United Kingdom. Meanwhile university‐based pathways to teacher certification have been criticised as deterring talented… CONTINUE READING