From Mutual Creation to Mutual Benefit: China’s National Teacher Training Program between Higher Teacher Education and K-12 Teachers
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Keywords

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 4)
China’s National Teacher Training Program
Higher teacher education
Teacher development
K-12 teachers

DOI

10.26689/jcer.v6i9.3941

Abstract

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 4) lays solid theoretical foundation for the development of higher teacher education in improving the quality of teaching faculty nationwide. Sustainable teacher training paves a way for teacher professional development in the long run. China’s “National Teacher Training Program” serves a connection between higher teacher education and K-12 teachers in multiple perspectives when exploring K-12 teachers’ improvement of the essence by upgrading the initiative of the program with the assistance of educational technology and modern educational philosophy from mutual creation to mutual benefit. Direction orientation strategic design based on demand for teaching faculty, curriculum setting in modules, and characteristics creation have been carried out to upgrade the training of teacher colleges and National Teacher Training Program in the future for achieving a win-win situation between higher teacher education and K-12 education.

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