MUSTER focused on generating new understandings of teacher education before, during and after the point of initial qualification as a teacher. Its concerns included exploring how new teachers are identified and selected for training programmes, how they acquire the skills they need to teach effectively, and how they experience training and induction into the teaching profession. The research included analytical concerns with the structure and organisation of teacher education, the form and substance of teacher education curriculum, the identity, roles and cultural experience of trainee teachers, and the costs and probable benefits of different types of initial teacher training.
The MUSTER Discussion Paper Series and the MUSTER Research Reports are dowloadable for free.
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PRAESA's focus is basically on education and literacy in African languages. The site offers a lot of information on projects or other organisations involved in such matters, as well as full text documents (reports, occasional papers, newsletter). [editors ilissAfrica]