Title

The Resources Boom: Cash Cow Or Crisis for Pre-Service Teacher Education in Western Australia

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Social Science Press

Place of Publication

Australia

Faculty

Education and Arts

School

Education

RAS ID

5893

Comments

This article was originally published as

Lane, J. (2008). The Resources Boom: Cash Cow or Crisis for Preservice Teacher Education in Western Australia?. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 33(1), 5.

Original article available here

Abstract

This is a research paper describing the impact of globalisation on the provision of preservice teacher education in Western Australia. The author utilises a range of research methodologies to gather and analyse current data, finally a range of possible futuristic scenarios are presented. The paper has significance for those concerned with future policy and planning in the area of preservice teacher education yet has a broader impact for all educational planners. It is written from the perspective of a concerned tertiary educator with over twenty-five years’ experience in education. The author currently co-ordinates a post-graduate course in preservice teacher education at a university in Western Australia.

DOI

10.14221/ajte.2008v33n1.5

Access Rights

Open access

 

Link to publisher version (DOI)

10.14221/ajte.2008v33n1.5