European Journal of Teacher Education volume 31, issue 2, P185-202 2008 DOI: 10.1080/02619760802000214 View full text
Clare Kosnik, Clive Beck

Abstract: This article looks at the non-tenure-line instructors in a teacher education programme. Although they play a crucial role in teacher education, they largely toil in the shadows. They have limited voice in programme decisions, are offered little or no induction, and often work in isolation. The high turnover in staff and their heavy teaching and supervision loads make it difficult to begin to develop a pedagogy of teacher education. We offer suggestions about how these instructors might be provided with induct…

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