Teachers for the future: an unmet need

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Lynch, D & Smith R 2013, 'Teachers for the future: an unmet need', The International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, vol. 1 no. 1.

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In 2000 Central Queensland University conducted the first major review and redevelopment of its teacher education programs. Consequently the Bachelor of Learning Management (or BLM) came into being. A central premise of the BLM was the concept of graduate teachers having a ‘futures orientation’. In this article the results of a study into the perceptions of mentors and graduate teachers, with respect to a futures orientation, are reported.