Caribbean Issues and Developments

Teacher Education in the Commonwealth

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The output of a regional teacher education seminar in Trinidad and Tobago in 1995. The objective was to examine developments locally and in other parts of the world, and determine priorities and projects for developing and strengthening teacher education in the Caribbean.



Principies of distance education

Participants at the seminar considered the issues involved in teacher education through distance education methodologies. Several innovative programmes are being developed and implemented by the University of the West Indies, the University of Guyana and the Commonwealth of Learning. Participants benefited from a panel discussion. Panel members were Dr Keith Harry (International Centre for Distance Learning, Open University, UK); Dr Dennis Irvine (COL Caribbean Regional Representative); Dr Hilary Perraton (UWI); and Dr Alan Persico (University of Guyana).


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