A round table «Can education do without pedagogical colleges», September 27, 2005

2005. No. 4. P. 203–235 [issue contents]

The participants discussed the following questions:

What is pedagogical training today? What are the results of the change in the status of pedagogical colleges and their transformation into classical universities? How can the quality of teachers’ training be increased?

What teachers are needed and who comes now to work in schools? What opportunities do teachers have to develop professionally? Where can he or she obtain further pedagogical education? Who should form the demand for the training of teachers? What kind of teacher training is more in demand at schools: fundamental or pedagogical?

How should a modern teacher be trained?