European Journal of Teacher Education volume 37, issue 3, P331-347 2013 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2013.870995 View full text
Brian Murphy, Paul F. Conway, Rosaleen Murphy, Kathy Hall

Abstract: While recognising the fact that historically teacher education and adolescent literacy are two fields that have had limited intellectual contact, the development of reading literacy is increasingly now accepted internationally as a core responsibility of all teachers and teacher educators. Adopting a socio-cultural perspective, this paper, drawn from the Learning to Teach Study, focused on the beliefs, knowledge and experiences regarding reading literacy of Irish post-primary student teachers on one initial t…

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