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close this bookLesotho: A Baseline Study of the Teacher Education System (CIE, 2000, 83 p.)
close this folderChapter Six: The Quality and Effectiveness of Teacher Education
View the document6.1 Introduction
View the document6.2 Assumptions Made About Trainees When They Join Teacher Training
View the document6.3 Reasons for Becoming a Teacher
View the document6.4 The College, the Schools, and the Trainers
View the document6.5 Quantity and Quality of Applicants
View the document6.6 Support to the Newly Qualified Teachers: Existing Arrangements
View the document6.7 Emerging Issues

6.1 Introduction

This chapter will discuss some of the assumptions made about trainees when they join the teacher training college in terms of their qualifications, motivations, and attitudes. While there are no simple ways to measure the effectiveness of the training, some relevant factors will be discussed.