European Journal of Teacher Education volume 41, issue 5, P604-619 2018 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2018.1529751 View full text
Lena Sjöberg

Abstract: Today teachers and their professional knowledge base have become important, since knowledge has become a pivotal aspect of modern society. This study investigates the shaping of preservice teachers' knowledge base by studying the assessment practice in teacher education programmes for primary level teachers. The analytical focus lies on pedagogic discourses and what skills and competencies are legitimized in and through the assessment tasks. The results show that Swedish primary school preservice teachers are …

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