The Resources Boom: Cash Cow Or Crisis for Pre-Service Teacher Education in Western Australia
Social Science Press
Place of Publication
Faculty of Education and Arts
School of Education
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.