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Middle years : responding to the challenge


Carrington, V, Middle years : responding to the challenge, Educare News, (135) pp. 24-25. ISSN 1327-8800 (2003) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.3316/aeipt.126494


This article discusses issues for middle years of schooling set against the excitement of development and implementation of innovative curriculum, a robust teaching community, and a renewed focus on research into classroom practice. The issues identified are a declining sense of community, changes in family units, increasing youth homelessness, economic change, influence of mass media, new technologies, cultural identity, sexual mores and drugs. The author discusses preparing teachers for the middle years.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education systems
Research Field:Teacher education and professional development of educators
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in education
UTAS Author:Carrington, V (Professor Victoria Carrington)
ID Code:144537
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2021-05-27
Last Modified:2021-07-29

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