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Title: Mapping the effects of policy on mathematics teacher education
Authors: Lerman, Stephen
Keywords: Sociological theory
Mathematics teacher education
Educational policy
Mathematics education
Text analysis
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: © Springer
Citation: LERMAN, S., 2012. Mapping the effects of policy on mathematics teacher education. Educational Studies in Mathematics, doi: 10.1007/s10649-012-9423-9.
Abstract: Changes in school mathematics curricula, pedagogy and assessment, and as a consequence the pressure for changes in initial teacher preparation, are consequences both of government policy initiatives and pressure from unofficial agents such as the research community, teachers and others, though with great variation across the world. In the case of England, it has resulted in strong regulation, including inspection, of initial teacher education too. In this article, I draw on sociological theory to help in mapping the relations between official and unofficial agents and in interpreting the effects on mathematics teacher educators, in particular. The article draws in the main on the changing position in England over the last decade or so, and a case study analysis is carried out of a key official document to illustrate the application of theoretical tools provided by sociologists and others for examining the relations between agents and agencies and on their consequences. © 2012 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Description: This paper is closed access.
Version: Closed access
DOI: 10.1007/s10649-012-9423-9
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/15177
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10649-012-9423-9
ISSN: 0013-1954
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mathematics Education Centre)

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