|Primary Teacher Education in Malawi: Insights into Practice and Policy (CIE, 2002, 144 p.)|
|Chapter 3: The Characteristics Of Students|
This chapter presents data on the characteristics of MIITEP trainees. It gives an insight into their ages, sex, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, and educational qualifications. It also illuminates some of their prior experiences related to teaching, and explores some of their perceptions about their future careers. It draws on survey data from two colleges, on insights from autobiographical work, and on national data.