chapter  2
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A Focus on Learning to Teach

Suchaconflictofattitudes,ideasandinterestscanhardlybeconstructive, especiallywhenthestudentisinthemiddletryingtomakesenseofitall. Happily,withtheincreasingcollaborationbetweenschoolsandHEDepartmentsinthepreparationofstudent-teachers,suchapolarizationofviewsis becomingathingofthepast.Itisnowrecognizedthatboththeschooland theHEDepartmenthaveacrucialroletoplayintheprofessionaldevelopment ofstudent-teachersanditisimportanttoseethedistinctivenatureofthese roles.Thisinpartiswhatthischapter,andthisbook,isabout.