Journal article

CFS policy and Cambodian teacher education and training: Beeby revisited

Elizabeth F King

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION JOURNAL-COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES | OCEANIA COMPARATIVE & INT EDUCATION SOC | Published : 2018

Abstract

This paper explores educational policy implementation in Cambodia through the lens of teacher education and training. Acknowledging the centrality of teachers in the implementation of pedagogical reforms globally, this study investigates the extent to which the education and training of teachers in this study equipped them to implement the Cambodian Ministry of Education's Child Friendly Schools Policy. Using Beeby's 1966 Stages of Development as a framework, this paper considers how teachers' education and training affect their ability to enact pedagogical initiatives in the classroom. Using a case study methodology, data was collected, primarily, through a survey and interviews with educat..

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