International Journal of
Educational Administration and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Educ. Admin. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6656
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 227

Table of Content: August 2011; 3(8)

August 2011

Adults helping adults: Teacher-initiated supervisory option for professional development

This paper discusses peer supervision among teachers. It considers the foci, practices, problem and potential importance of peer supervision in facilitating professional growth teachers. Peer supervision or peer coaching is a vital part for professional development that enables teachers to make changes in their instructional practices and procedures for the purposes of improving student performance. According to James...

Author(s): Wasonga C. O, Wanzare Z, and Rari B. O.  

August 2011

At the roots of the pedagogy of Finnish teacher training: Practicum as a core of teacher training in Teacher College of Tornio in the 1920s

Good teacher training guarantees the functioning of good schools. Finnish schooling is world-widely known for its international success, which lead us to ask, what kind of roots does the teacher training pedagogy has and how it was brought out in teaching practicum. The purpose of this research is to clarify what kind of pedagogical currents influenced teacher training and especially teaching practicum at the teacher...

Author(s): Kaarina Määttä and Merja Paksuniemi      

August 2011

School empowerment discourse and the politics of the Federation of Secondary School Teachers in Greece

This paper explores the position of the Federation of Secondary School Teachers in Greece about school empowerment in the period 1975-2009, in an attempt to examine its politics on specific issues related to teachers’ training, school administration and management and parental involvement in the school work. The research material was collected from fifty one (51) issues of the official Bulletin of the Union...

Author(s): Amalia A. Ifanti