Beginning teachers: A challenge for educational systems
International Conference organised by the ENS de Lyon on 9 November 2011
On behalf of the Consortium of institutions for development and research in education in Europe (CIDREE), the French institute of education (IFE) arranged an international conference “Beginning teachers: a challenge for educational systems” in Lyon on November 9th 2011. The conference gathered ministerial representatives from 16 European partner countries, experts, teachers and academics.
The focus was on beginning teachers and teacher induction. Respective contributions from CIDREE, the European Commission (DG EAC), OECD and IFE all emphasised the significant gap between initial teacher education and actual classroom practice.