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Demonstrating a situated learning approach for in-service teacher education in rural India: The Quality Education Programme in RajasthanSaigal, A. - 2012 - Teaching and Teacher Education, 28(7), 1009–1017
Recent educational policy in India has repositioned elementary school teachers as active, reflective practitioners, not just ‘deliverers’ of syllabus material. This article examines innovations in teacher support in Rajasthan's government schools through the ‘Quality Education Program.’ Drawing on qualitative research of collaborative learning processes, the paper discusses two support strategies used by the program: professional dialogic interactions and modeling of pedagogic strategies,...