Information Technologies and the Training of Teachers


Teaching and learning in the information society is undergoing radical change. The new challenges make it necessary to rethink the ways of educating teachers so that they can cope with them. We show that teaching has to be considered as skilled practice, consisting of numerous component skills which have to be trained so that future “knowledge workers” can successfully deal with unstable, uncertain and complex situations. As a practical application of this argument, we outline a project for an integrated Internet service.

In: Educational Media International, (36), 1, pp. 3–9