European Journal of Teacher Education volume 40, issue 2, P157-170 2017 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2017.1281910 View full text
Alaster Scott Douglas

Abstract: Raising the standard: contradictions in the theory of student teacher learning This article offers a critical examination of the use of teachers' standards for student teachers in teacher education in England. Using an illustrative data example of student teachers working in a school department setting, benefits of a cultural historical activity theory analysis are forwarded. The example highlights shortcomings in the current education of student teachers which is in transition owing to changes in English teac…

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