Waikato Journal of Education
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McGee, J. (2017). The role of liaison teachers in developing school-university partnerships. Waikato Journal of Education, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.15663/wje.v1i1.526


In New Zealand, normal schools have played a key role in collaborating with teacher education institutions in the provision of pre-service teacher education. This paper describes the role of liaison teachers in normal schools, and the strategies used to develop an effective partnership between a university School of Education and a normal school staff Attention will be drawn to factors that need to be identified and resolved to enhance the benefits for teacher education students. These factors are related to broader issues of partnership and approaches to effective teacher education delivery.

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