On-the-job training: Pre-service teacher training in Trinidad and Tobago

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dc.contributor.author George, June M.
dc.contributor.author Fournillier, Janice B.
dc.contributor.author Brown, Marie-Louise
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-02T19:30:18Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-02T19:30:18Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation George, J. M., Fournillier, J. B., and Brown, M-L. (2001). On-the-job training: Pre-service teacher training in Trinidad and Tobago. St. Augustine, Trinidad: School of Education, UWI en
dc.identifier.isbn 976-622-002-6 (pbk)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/6020
dc.description.abstract This monograph reports on a study that investigated the On-the-Job (OJT) Pre-Service Teacher Training Programme in Trinidad and Tobago in order to understand its origin, goals, programme design, curriculum, and organization. Data were gathered from in-depth interviews with personnel from the Ministry of Education, eight trainees, and three graduates of the programme; documentary analysis; and limited field observations. Although all indications are that the OJT Programme is making an impact on the preparedness of young, untrained teachers for the classroom, there are structural problems that have plagued the programme. These include: 1) the insufficiency of funds needed to implement the programme, 2) the lack of necessary staff, and 3) the lack of coordination among the various components of the programme and also with the teachers' colleges that receive OJT graduates en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Monograph Series;No. 3
dc.subject MUSTER Project en
dc.subject On-the-job Preservice Teacher Training Programme en
dc.subject Preservice teacher education en
dc.subject On the job training en
dc.subject Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.title On-the-job training: Pre-service teacher training in Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.type Book en


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