Co-operative Partnerships
in Teacher Education

Proceedings of the
31st Annual ATEE Conference

21–25 October 2006
Convention Center Bernardin
Portorož, Slovenia

Organisers
National School for Leadership in Education
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education

Edited by Mateja Brejc
Published by the National School for Leadership in Education
Župančičeva 6, SI-1000 Ljubljana

ISBN 978-961-6637-06-0


INTRODUCTION
The Meaning of Partnerships in Education:
Highlights from 31st Annual ATEE Conference
in Portorož, Slovenia

Justina Erčulj
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Comittees
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KEYNOTES

Partnership in Teacher Education: Are We Speaking the Same Language?
Cveta Razdevšek-Pucko
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Partnership in Teacher Education
Jim McCall
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International Partnerships for Knowledge Building Communities: An Emerging Model for Teacher Development
Mireia Montané
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PAPERS

Educating Change Agents: Teacher Competences in an Era of Change
Marco Snoek
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Co-operation, Collaboration versus the Trials and Tribulations of Tripartite Partnerships: A case study of a Skills For Life Management and Leadership Programme
Ada Adeghe
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Teachers' Reflections on Their Attitude Toward Students
Andreja Lavrič
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Developing Teacher Educator Competence: How Learning and Competence Development Interact in the Work of Interpreting Curricula, Assessment and Grading
Anne Montelius and Gabriella Höstfält
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Working Together at Eye-to-Eye Level and on Equal Terms
Asa Morberg
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Beginning Teachers’ Views on Shaping the Future of Irish Mathematics Education: Reflections on Mathematics Education and on Their Own Professional Development
Aidan Seery and Elizabeth Oldham
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STORYLINE – a Strategy for Active Learning and Adapted Education – a Partnership Project between Teacher Education and Practice Schools
Anne Grete Solstad
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Continuous Professional Development in Slovenia – Vision, Policy, Dilemmas
Barica Marentič Požarnik, Majda Cencič, Alenka Taštanoska, and Brigita Žarkovič Adlešič
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Grandmothers and Fathers of Young Children in a Multicultural Society: Scientific, Social and Ethical Issues for Health and Citizenship Education
Fred Brinkman
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Are We Ready for a Step Further – Learning Partnerships and Learning Communities of Teachers?
Brigita Žarkovič Adlešič in Zora Rutar Ilc
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Teacher Education As School Development
Catharina Andersson and Arvo Sarenbrant
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Students’ Motivation and Academic Success in Relation to the Quality of Individual and Collaborative Work During a Course in Educational Psychology
Cirila Peklaj and Melita Puklek Levpušček
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Effects of Professional Activities on the Teachers’ Communication Competences Development
Dragana Bjekic and Lidija Zlatić
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The Collaboration Between Education Faculty and Schools in Turkey
Esmahan Agaoglu and Yucel Simsek
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Private Tutoring in Poland
Elżbieta Putkiewicz
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The role of the Initial Teacher Training Coordinator in the School Based Element of Partnership
Angie Evans, Mike Holland, Claire Wolstenholme, Ben Willis, and Fiona Hawksley
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Partnerships within a Paired Teaching Placement and Support for the Trainee Teachers’ Professional Development
Frankie McKeon
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Co-Operation in Quality Assurance in Teacher Education: The Role of the 'Foreign Expert' in Raising Standards
Gillian L. S. Hilton
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Multi-Dimensional Support Site for Students' Teachers and Teacher Educators
Michal Golan and Sara Kleeman
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Non-Enrolled, Drop-Outs And Pupils: The State of Education for All in Namibia
Gerd Wikan
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Does the Improvement of Nonverbal Skill Flow on to Changes in Personality Dimensions?
Hans G. Klinzing and Bernadette Gerada Aloisio
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Is the Old Adage ‘Practice is the Best Teacher’ Applicable to the Improvement of Nonverbal Skill?
Hans G. Klinzing and Bernadette Gerada Aloisio
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The Impact of the Different Work Opportunities in the Organisation of the Workplacement for Students on the Bachelor of Education Course
Ingrid De Clercq and Katrien Steenhaut
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How Can ICT and Learning Management Systems (LMS) Support Full Time Teacher Education Students in Their Collaborative Learning Processes?
Ingrid Helleve
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Degree Projects Improving Co-Operation between the Teacher Education Program and Schools: Swedish Experiences
Inger von Schantz Lundgren and Mats Lundgren
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Internationalising the School Curriculum: International Competences for Teachers
Jos Beelen
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Co-operative Partnership in Teacher’s Creative Activity: Motivation Aspects
Jelena Davidova and Irena Kokina
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Promoting Innovations Via Professionalisation of TVET Professionals
Joachim Dittrich
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Changing Notions of ‘Partnership’ and the Improvement of Initial Teacher Education
Jennifer K. Harrison
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Interdependence of Personal and Institutional Development in a Teacher'S Professional Development
Jana Kalin
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Can teachers influence the self-image of their students?
Jannie Lensen-Botter
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Spanishkid: A Website on Developing Intercultural Learning In Schools
Joana Salazar-Noguera and Servando Pérez-Domínguez
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Mutual Interests of Teacher Educators: Collaborative Research on Professional Development
Yehudith Weinberger
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Docente Europeo: A Unique Student Mobility Project
Kirsten Limstrand
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Personal Learning Plan and Portfolio as Tools for Identification, Assessment and Recognition of Competences
Aino Lepänjuuri and Outi Pylkkä
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Supporting Development of More Inclusive School: Experiences from one Teacher in-Service Training Initiative
Leena Kaikkonen, Irmeli Maunonen-Eskelinen, and Teresa Aidukiene
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Partnerships: With Whom, What and Why
Lorraine Ling, Maxine Cooper, and Eva Burman
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Co operation for Teacher Profession: Supporting Students to Achieve Teaching Competence
Laila Niklasson
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From the Reliable and Unselfish to the Versatile and Independent
Lottie Lofors-Nyblom
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Specialised Kindergartens and the Value of Children
Liv Susanne Bugge
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Taching Foreign Language for Specific Purposes: Teacher Development
Milevica Bojović
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Students with Dyslexia: Empirical Analysis of the Study Situation for Students with Specific Reading and Writing Difficulties in Technical and Vocational Teacher Education
Mette Borga
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Encouraging the Role of Teacher Researcher by Including Teachers in the Research Project and the Influence on Learning
Majda Cencič
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The Process of Initiation and Establishment of a Long Term Co-Operative Relationship in Teacher Education
Manuel Fernández Cruz, Içara da Silva Holmesland, Manuela Terraseca, and Daniel Niclot
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From Personal Initiatives to Formal Policy: The Process of Adopting Individual's Ideas for Practicum and Turning them into an Official Approach
Michal Golan and Ruti Serlin
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Piling up in the Library: Can Something Be Learnt from Master Theses?
Mette Hoie
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Justice in Primary School in Slovenia: Principles and Practice
Mojca Peček and Irena Lesar
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Teacher Collaboration in Slovene Primary Schools: Why and How to Encourage ‘Vertical’ Collaboration
Marjeta Šarić
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Bridging the Gap between Education and Work: Experiences on a Problem Based Learning Implementation in Special Education
Marko Strle
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ICT and Active Learning Processes as Challenges and Possibilities in Teacher Education
Marit Ulvik
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Competence Analysis in the Two-subject Study Program Computer Science
Irena Nančovska Šerbec and Jože Rugelj
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Professional Child Rearing? Teacher Trainees’ Attitudes towards Child Rearing
Odd Helge Lindseth
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Working Teacher Education for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) into the European Higher Education Area
Pekka Kämäräinen
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A Co-operative Partnership in the Education of University Teachers
Peter Ling and Shirley Earl
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The Concept of Team-work in the Early Childhood: The Correlation between English Language Learning and Motor Pattern Efficiency
Polona Oblak and Matjaž Vehovar
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International Partnerships in Teacher Education: Experiences from a Comenius 2.1 Project
Per Sivertsen
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Developing Mentoring Skills through Partnership Projects: The East Midlands Experience
Robert Bowen
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Co-operative Partnership in Teacher Education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim
Haege Hestnes and Rolf Grankvist
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Teaching Practice in Pre-service Foreign Language Teacher Education: Students' Experiences and Personal Views
Sanja Čurković Kalebić
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Obstacles to Change in Teacher Education
Slavko Cvetek
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Increased Autonomy of Teachers and Schools in Reformed Secondary VET Programmes
Saša Grašič and Metka Zevnik
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VET and VET-TT in Two Corners of Europe: The cases of Sweden and Turkey
Sigurd Johansson and Anders Hedman
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Digitalna Generacija i Realnost u Obrazovanju
Dragan Soleša and Djurdja Grijak
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The Model of Common Research in Education Practice and the Effectiveness of Results
Tatjana Devjak and Alenka Polak
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Team Work in Integrating a Child With Border Intellectual Capabilities and Sotos Syndrome into Primary School (Interdisciplinary Cooperation)
Marija Klančišar, Marta Kocjančič, Tatjana Lazar, Natalija Panič, and Tadeja Podgorelec
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Field of Education and Sex Distinguishes Polytechnic Teachers' Pedagogical Thinking
Tuulikki Viitala and Pirjo-Liisa Lehtelä
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European Teacher Education Policy: Recommendations and Indicators
Ulf Fredriksson
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Professional Support to Novice Teachers by Mentoring
Ulla Lindgren
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The Development of a Teaching Strategy for Health and Citizenship Education for Secondary School Pupils, Based upon the Values They See in Their Life, in Belarus, The Netherlands and Ukraine
Maike Vallenga, Anouk de Vries, Thomas Jager, and Fred Brinkman
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Partnerships between Schools and Teacher Education Institutes
Christopher Bezzina, Peter Lorist, and Corinne van Velzen
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Teachers and Student Teachers in Belarus, Ukraine, and The Netherlands Use Value Dilemmas of Life, Developing HIV/AIDS Related Strategies for Education
Jolien van der Geugten, Fred Brinkman, and Thomas Jager
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Teacher'S Contribution to Promote a Cultural Partnership in an Educational Process
Vida Kopač
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Comprehensive School Reform: A Collaboration Between a Native American School District and a College of Education
Jane McCarthy, Virginia Usnick, and Larry Wallen
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APPENDIX
The Quality of Teachers: Recommendations on the Development of Indicators to Identify Teacher Quality
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