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Reaching the Unreached Primary Teachers: Distance Teacher Education at the University of the South Pacific
ARTICLE

, School of Education, University of the South Pacific ; , University of Otago

Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Volume 12, Number 1, ISSN 1179-7665 e-ISSN 1179-7665 Publisher: Distance Education Association of New Zealand

Abstract

This paper reports on the recent completion of an educational aid project carried out at the regional University of the South Pacificin Fiji. From 2004 to 2006, the university’s on-campus Bachelor of Education (primary) was restructured for delivery in flexible anddistance learning mode, in order to better meet student need across the Pacific region. The paper highlights the processes as well as some of the challenges involved in such a large undertaking. The paper also highlights the unique distance/teacher education context in which the University of the South Pacific operates.

Citation

Lingham, G. & Burnett, G. (2008). Reaching the Unreached Primary Teachers: Distance Teacher Education at the University of the South Pacific. Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning, 12(1),. Distance Education Association of New Zealand. Retrieved September 18, 2020 from .

This record was imported from the Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning on June 27, 2014. [Original Record]

The Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning is a publication of New Zealand Association for Open, Flexible and Distance Learning (DEANZ).