What have values got to do with it?

Alan McCully, Alison Montgomery

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    This chapter examines the response of PGCE Initial teacher education students to a programme designed to engage them in the discussion of controversial political and cultural issues iin the divided society of Northern Ireland . It investigates the impact a culture of avoidance can have on students' reactions and, particularly, the problematic nature of working with Initial Teacher Education students in the field of Values Education, especially when the work impinges on individuals’ cultural and political identity.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInnovation and methodology: Opportunities and Constraints in History Teacher Education
    EditorsGraeme Easdown
    PublisherUniversity of Cumbria
    ISBN (Print)1870863100
    Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 2000

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