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Original article | Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 2016, Vol. 5(2) 127-151

Enhancing Teacher Preparation for Inclusion in Universities and University Colleges in Tanzania through Prosocial Education

Joseph Reginard Milinga

pp. 127 - 151   |  Manu. Number: tujted.2018.016

Published online: November 21, 2018  |   Number of Views: 61  |  Number of Download: 620


With the ever growing need for inclusive education, teachers’ prosocial attributes are considered important in facilitating students’ learning. Today, universities and university colleges are among core institutions entrusted with the responsibility of preparing teachers. While student diversity is significant in many classrooms today, little has been written about teacher preparation in Tanzania focusing on how universities and university colleges prepare teachers in both the academic and prosocial sides of education so that they can transmit the same to learners as they embark on teaching. Linked to both available literature and personal experience, the need to integrate prosocial education into teacher education programmes in universities and university colleges is emphasized in the paper, and suggestions to this end are provided. Along with shed lighting on some anticipated challenges to producing teachers with prosocial orientations, the paper concludes on areas that need to be researched for improved teacher preparation in Tanzania.

Keywords: Inclusion, prosocial education, Tanzania, teacher preparation, universities.

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APA 6th edition
Milinga, J.R. (2016). Enhancing Teacher Preparation for Inclusion in Universities and University Colleges in Tanzania through Prosocial Education . Turkish Journal of Teacher Education, 5(2), 127-151.

Milinga, J. (2016). Enhancing Teacher Preparation for Inclusion in Universities and University Colleges in Tanzania through Prosocial Education . Turkish Journal of Teacher Education, 5(2), pp. 127-151.

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Milinga, Joseph Reginard (2016). "Enhancing Teacher Preparation for Inclusion in Universities and University Colleges in Tanzania through Prosocial Education ". Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 5 (2):127-151.


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