The elephant in the room that we refuse to acknowledge

Ramachandran, Vimala (2017) The elephant in the room that we refuse to acknowledge. Learning Curve (26). pp. 29-32.

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For several decades now most in-service teacher training initiatives have focused on subject-knowledge – euphemistically called hard spots. This phenomenon dates back to the DPEP days (1994 onwards) when there was a massive push through of the project to strengthen in-service teacher training. As a result, state project offices hired experts to design training modules for teachers. What was interesting is that even during the DPEP days no one really cared to find out what is it that teachers need, what is it that they want and what is the best method to deliver it.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Ramachandran, Vimala
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Early childhood education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
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