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An Irish perspective on initial teacher education: How teacher educators can respond to an awareness of the ‘absurd’

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dc.contributor.author Ó Gallchóir, Ciarán
dc.contributor.author McGarr, Oliver
dc.date.accessioned 2021-04-22T13:39:52Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10025
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 15/09/2022
dc.description.abstract Internationally, initial teacher education has experienced shifts towards competence and school-based programmatic reforms. As a result, literature on the role of teacher educators operating within the academy suggests a sense of doom as market-based and political distrust of the academy grows. For now, initial teacher education in Ireland is largely housed within the academy. However, several governing policies have recently been published which subtly seek to marginalise the role and practices of teacher educators. Drawing on Camus’ understanding of the absurd as emerging from the interaction between the longing of human beings for clarity and the universe’s indifferent and silent reply, this paper sets out to investigate possible methods that teacher educators may select in responding to an awareness of the absurd. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Educational Philosophy and Theory;
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00131857.2021.1901080
dc.rights This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published in Educational Philosophy and Theory 2021 copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00131857.2021.1901080 en_US
dc.subject Camus en_US
dc.subject absurd en_US
dc.subject teacher educator en_US
dc.subject initial teacher education en_US
dc.title An Irish perspective on initial teacher education: How teacher educators can respond to an awareness of the ‘absurd’ en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/00131857.2021.1901080
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2022-09-15
dc.embargo.terms 2022-09-15 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US
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