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Teacher Evaluation Policies And Practices In Japan

Author : Masaaki Katsuno
ISBN : 9781317526698
Genre : Education
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This book explores the impacts of the introduction of new teacher evaluation policies on teachers and head teachers in Japan, particularly that of producing and reinforcing mutual policing relations among teachers and the destabilisation of their identities. It is timely given the big surge of interest world-wide in measuring and developing teachers’ quality to ensure better learning outcomes. As in many other countries, teachers in Japan have to account for their performance and competence in new ways. This book focuses on the nature and impact of these new accountabilities by drawing on data from a national survey and in-depth interviews with a sample of teachers and head teachers as it surveys: New teacher evaluation policies Theories of teacher evaluation and performativity Views on the new teacher evaluation policies The enactment of the new teacher evaluation policies The quantitative data is used to show how teachers experience and perceive the new teacher evaluation policies and practices, and the qualitative data is used to discuss the depth of analysis required to look at the nature of performativity. This book will be a valued addition to the research base upon which both policy makers and practitioners across the nations can draw for the improvement of teacher evaluation as a means of professional development and accountability.

Teachers Work And Emotions

Author : Kwok Kuen Tsang
ISBN : 9780429794247
Genre : Education
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Being a teacher is often thought of as an emotionally fulfilling job, with many positive experiences in watching students grow and mature. However, as Tsang’s research shows, there are plenty of negative emotional experiences in this line of work as well. Given the recent attention towards mental health and well-being, this book addresses these negative experiences and provides recommendations for dealing with them. Focusing on teachers in Hong Kong, Tsang investigates the social mechanisms that arouse such negative emotional experiences, otherwise known as caam2. He asserts that these feelings are socially constructed, and it is only by understanding the causes and feelings can we begin to improve teachers’ emotional well-being and teaching quality. Using a theoretical framework based on a critical review and synthesis of five existing perspectives, including labor process perspective, school administration perspective, emotional labor perspective, social interaction perspective, and teacher identity perspective, Tsang does precisely that, exploring the social process of these emotional experiences and the interplay between teacher agency and social structure. These findings go a long way in ameliorating teacher experiences all over the world.

Curriculum Instruction And Assessment In Japan

Author : Koji Tanaka
ISBN : 9781317484929
Genre : Education
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the history and current status of policy, research and practices of curriculum, classroom instruction and assessment in Japan. It outlines the mechanism of curriculum organization and the history of the National Courses of Study, and assesses the theories of academic ability model. It also discusses in detail the history of "Lesson Study" – a characteristic teaching practice in Japan which utilizes groups, and reviews the history of educational assessment in Japan. Case studies on the practice of portfolio assessment in the Period for Integrated Study, as well as the practice of performance tasks in subject-based education are illustrated to show various examples of teaching practices. Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Japan explores: • Child-centered Curriculum and Discipline-Centered Curriculum • Theories based on Models of Academic Achievement and Competency • Various Methods for Organizing Creative Whole-Class Teaching • Performance Assessment in Subject Teaching A good guideline for those who would like to use the idea of "Lesson Study" in order to improve their own teaching and management practices and a reference to all working in educational improvement, this book will be of interest to educators and policymakers concerned with curriculum practices or those with an interest in the Japanese education system.

Education In Japan

Author : Yuto Kitamura
ISBN : 9811326304
Genre : Education
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This book illustrates the nature of Japan’s education system and identifies its strengths and weaknesses, as well as the socioeconomic environment surrounding education in contemporary Japanese society. It describes the basic institutional structure of each educational stage, in an overview of today’s school education in Japan, while also analyzing the current implementation status of important policies and the progress of reform at each stage. The book also examines the status of and problems with various issues that are considered essential to education in Japan today. These include teachers, lesson studies, school and community, educational disparities, education and jobs, multiculturalism, university reforms, internationalization of education and English-language education, education for sustainable development, and others, covering a diverse range of fields. The book is unique in its attempt to comprehensively understand and analyze the educational field in Japan by drawing on the expertise of various academic disciplines.

Sprachkulturen In Europa

Author : Nina Janich
ISBN : 3823358731
Genre : Europe
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St Rkere Professionalisierung Des Lehrerberufs Wie Gute Lehrer Gewonnen Gef Rdert Und Gehalten Werden K Nnen

Author : OECD
ISBN : 9789264023673
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Viele OECD-Länder stehen vor großen Schwierigkeiten, wenn es darum geht, die vielen in den nächsten fünf bis zehn Jahren ausscheidenden Lehrerinnen und Lehrer durch die Einstellung einer ausreichenden Zahl qualifizierter Nachwuchskräfte zu ersetzen ...

Ideen Und Realit Ten Von Universit Ten

Author : Marc Fabian Buck
ISBN : 363162381X
Genre : Education
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Dieser Band versammelt aktuelle Bestandsaufnahmen, historische Befunde und Kontroversen zu Universitaten und anderen <I>higher education institutions (HEIs). Dabei wird nicht die Differenz zwischen einer Idee und deren gern kontrar dargestellter Realitat thematisiert - oder gar bedauert. <I>Ideen und Realitaten steht vielmehr fur die zeitliche und raumliche Diversitat eines systematisch vergleichbaren Konzeptes. <BR> Die Beitrage betrachten die jeweils spezifische Ausformung aus nationaler, kritisch-funktionaler bzw. ideengeschichtlicher Perspektive sowie ihre Funktionen, ihre (narrative) Idee oder die Kritik an Hochschulen."

Developing Writing Skills In German

Author : Uwe Baumann
ISBN : 0415397464
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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"Presenting a wide range of authentic written materials, the book aims to develop reading strategies and the ability to write texts of various types while imparting an understanding of important aspects of German society. This course is suitable for classroom use and independent study."--Publisher.

Amae

Author : Takeo Doi
ISBN : 3518111280
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105025417838
Genre : American literature
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