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Improving the quality of teacher education, by Prof. Taina Kaivola,Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland

Some miscellaneous notes about the challenges of improving subject teacher education in Finland and especially at the University of Helsinki.
The memo rests on the conclusions of a recently published evaluation report:
Kaivola, T., Kärpijoki, K. & H. Saarikko (eds.) (2004). Towards coherent subject teacher education: Report on the collaborative quality improvement process and international evaluation. Evaluation of the quality of education and the decree programmes of the University of Helsinki. Evaluation projects of the University of
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