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close this bookTeacher Training: a Training Guide (Peace Corps, 1986, 249 p.)
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A Comparative Analysis of Two Education Systems


United States

Host Country

Curriculum Development

Curriculum Content

Administrative Structure

Educational Ladder/StructureEvaluation

- Student Assessment

- Student Advancement

grade to grade primary

to secondaryAccess to EducationRole of Language

- National/Official

- Mother Tongue, First, SecondMaterial Resources

available co Teachers/

StudentsClassroom Environment

- Style of presentation

- Physical set-up/variety

- Approach to discipline

- Number of students



GOAL: The goal of this training program is to enhance the skills and knowledge of Peace Corps Volunteers serving as Teacher trainers.

OBJECTIVES: By the end of the training program the participants will be able to:

- Effectively use Teacher Training: A Reference Manual.
- Discuss the implications of adult learning theory for teacher training.
- Design an in-service teacher training program.
- Demonstrate the use of variety of training techniques.
- Discuss how they will incorporate sessions of this training program into their own work as teacher trainers.
-Identify strategies for forming collaborative networks.


A training design for teacher trainers