Teachers’ beliefs and educational reform in India: from ‘learner-centred’ to ‘learning-centred’ education

@article{Brinkmann2019TeachersBA,
  title={Teachers’ beliefs and educational reform in India: from ‘learner-centred’ to ‘learning-centred’ education},
  author={S. Brinkmann},
  journal={Comparative Education},
  year={2019},
  volume={55},
  pages={29 - 9}
}
ABSTRACT The challenges faced by learner-centred education (LCE) reforms in developing countries may be partly explained by their failure to engage with the culturally shaped beliefs in which teachers’ practice is rooted. Drawing from a mixed methods study of 60 government primary teachers in India, this research points to cultural tensions faced by LCE reforms in India. Although India’s own Constitutional values and pedagogical reform movements support LCE’s ideals, many teachers’ beliefs are… Expand
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