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The Paradoxical Profession: Teaching at the Turn of the Century

Andy Hargreaves and Leslie N.K. Lo

Andy Hargreaves (Canada)

Director and Professor at the International Centre for Educational Change at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. He is founding co-director of Professional Actions and Cultures of Teaching (PACT), from which the content of this issue is drawn. His book Changing teachers, changing times received the 1995 Outstanding Writing Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. He is editor-in-chief of the new Journal of educational change and also initiating editor and co-editor of the International handbook for educational change. Among his other recent books are Teachers' professional lives (with Ivor Goodson) and What's worth fighting for out there? (with Michael Fullan).

Leslie N.K. Lo (Hong Kong)

Director, Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research and Professor, Department of Educational Administration and Policy, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has contributed to a variety of research and development projects covering educational reform, school effectiveness and relevance education in Hong Kong and China. His articles on educational policies and reform can be found in a range of academic journals. He is on the editorial boards of several academic journals, and has been appointed guest professor at fifteen higher education institutions in China. He works with Brian Caldwell of the University of Melbourne as co-international director of PACT.