Maria Teresa Tatto. Introduction. International Comparisons and the Global Reform of Teaching
PART I. Reforms Emphasising Increased Control over Teachers’ Work and Performance
Lynn Paine & Yanping Fang. Dilemmas in Reforming China’s Teaching: assuring ‘quality’ in professional development
Sigrid Blömeke. The Impact of Global Tendencies on the German Teacher Education System
Kiril Bankov. The Influence of the World Educational Changes on the Teacher Education System in Bulgaria
Allan Pitman. Ontario, Canada: the state asserts its voice or accountability supersedes responsibility
Dorothea Anagnostopoulos. The New Accountability and Teachers’ Work in Urban High Schools in the USA
PART II. Reforms Emphasising Teachers’ Professional Knowledge and Discretion
Maria Teresa Tatto, Sylvia Schmelkes, Maria del Refugio Guevara, & Medardo Tapia. Mexico’s Educational Reform and the Reshaping of Teachers’ Development and Work
Beatrice Avalos. Teachers and Accountability: the case of Chile
Anne M. Hooghart. Teacher Accountability and Curriculum Reform in Japan: an analysis of the ‘Rainbow Plan’
Clementina Acedo. Teacher Education and Accountability Policies for Improving Teaching Quality in the Philippines
Martial Dembélé & John Schwille. Accountability in the Context of Teacher Empowerment: the Guinean experience
Maria Teresa Tatto & David Plank. Conclusion. The Dynamics of Global Teaching Reform
CLEMENTINA ACEDO is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies in the School of Education of the University of Pittsburgh, USA.
DOROTHEA ANAGNOSTOPOULOS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University, USA.
BEATRICE AVALOS is consultant in the Curriculum and Evaluation Unit, Ministry of Education, Chile and professor in the Policy Studies Master’s Programme, University Alberto Hurtado, Chile.
KIRIL BANKOV is a Professor of Mathematics Education at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Sofia, Bulgaria.
SIGRID BLOMEKE is Professor of General Education and Instructional Research at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany.
MARTIAL DEMBELE is Assistant Professor at the University of Montreal, Canada.
YANPING FANG is an assistant professor at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (CRPP), National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
MARIA DEL REFUGIO GUEVARA, is Coordinator of Institutional Linkages in the division of Basic Education in the Ministry of Education, Mexico.
ANNE HOOGHART is an Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Teacher Education at Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan, USA.
LYNN PAINE is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University, USA.
ALLAN PITMAN is a Professor of Education at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
DAVID PLANK is Executive Director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), and a faculty member in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California – Berkeley, USA.
SYLVIA SCHMELKES, is Coordinator of Bilingual and Intercultural Education for the Ministry of Education, Mexico.
JOHN SCHWILLE is Professor and Assistant Dean for International Studies in Education at Michigan State University, USA.
MEDARDO TAPIA, is a Researcher in the Centro Regional de Investigaciones Multidisciplinarias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Unidad Morelos, México.
MARIA TERESA TATTO is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University, USA.