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Primary School Teachers: The Twists and Turns of Everyday Practice

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  • Vimala Ramachandran
  • Suman Bhattacharjea
  • K M Sheshagiri
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    The paper examines the role played by of classroom environment in the development of a teacher. The paper studies the concept of 'teacher development' in India. URL:[http://www.eruindia.org/files/Teacher%20booklet%20edited%20final%2028%20Oct%2008.pdf].

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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:4303.

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    Keywords: primary teacher training; children; school; teacher development; India; professional development; teaching; Tamil Nadu; Kerala; west bengal; rajasthan; Maharashtra; teacher union leaders; education; teachers; work; formal policy; measures; promotions; local politicians;

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    1. Lewin, Keith M. & Stuart, Janet S., 2003. "Researching Teacher Education: New Perspectives on Practice, Performance, and Policy, Multi-Site Teacher Education Research Project (MUSTER), Synthesis Report," Education Research Papers 12882, Department for International Development (DFID) (UK).
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