Simone White

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1 Jan 2013

Communities play a critical role in supporting pre-service teachers during rural and regional professional experience. This support, coupled with access to teacher educators and university resources, appears to positively influence graduate attitudes toward taking up a rural appointment.

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1 Jan 2011

An opinion is presented that the relationship between teacher education and the sustainability of rural communities is reciprocal. Such a reciprocal relationship is explored using research findings of an Australian Research Council funded project (2008-2010) of schools and communities that identified sustainable practices concerning staff...

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1 Jan 2010

The complex interconnection among issues affecting rural - regional sustainability requires an equally complex program of research to ensure the attraction and retention of high-quality teachers for rural children. The educational effects of the construction of the rural within a deficit discourse are highlighted....

Journal article

1 Jan 2009

The article discusses descriptive insights into how a national research team located in three Australian states of New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia is able to maintain a sustained, cohesive approach to achieving sustainable pre-service teacher education. The project is constructing a national picture...

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