Reforming teacher education: from 'partnership to 'syndication'

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Lynch, D, Smith, R & Menter, I 2016, 'Reforming teacher education: from 'partnership to 'syndication'', International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 27-40.

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In this article, we describe a teacher education program that attempted to deal with a teacher quality agenda by changing both the content and mode of operation of a pre-service teacher education program. We first describe the program and its differences from the standard BEd model, and then comment on research conducted into the program. We conclude the article with the proposal that robust, syndicated partnerships between schools and universities are the most likely arrangement to foster significant changes in teacher education.