Title

Competencies, challenges, and changes: A US perspective on preparing twenty-first century teachers and leaders

Document Type

Book Section

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Publication Title

Competencies in Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership in the Digital Age: Papers from CELDA 2014

Publisher

Springer International Publishing

First page number:

17

Last page number:

32

Abstract

This chapter articulates the challenge that educators, school leaders, and teacher educators face today in preparing learners for their future, given the reality of students’ and teachers’ lives today. It then provides a US perspective on teacher and leader preparation, specifically related to the use of ICT and goals of preparing individuals for twenty-first century expectations. It explores the pressures, issues, regulations, challenges, and goals of preparing educators and leaders for the schools our students need. Through a review of the extant literature and current trends, readers will gain knowledge of best practices and recommendations for future steps. © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016.

Keywords

ICT; School leadership; Teacher preparation; Twenty-first century schools

Language

English

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