Teacher education: constraints and challenges in higher education

Antonio Germano Magalhães Júnior Mônica Duarte Cavaignac About the authors


This article reflects on the results of a study funded by the public announcement, with the purpose of mapping the education, practices the knowledge of the professors of the teacher education programs of a public state university. This qualitative research involved bibliographical, documentary and field studies which resulted in master theses, doctoral dissertations and a postdoctoral internship in the field of teacher education, which indicated the insufficient pedagogical training of teachers, including of those who train teachers, the deterioration of relations and working conditions in the research institution investigated, and the lack of public resources to meet professional and institutional needs.

Higher Education; Teacher Education; Teaching Work

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