Professor: Scotland's teachers should become specialists

08/19/2009 | Scotsman (Edinburgh), The

A Scottish expert says pupils would perform better in maths and science if their primary-school teachers became specialists in their field. "Some primary teachers need to introduce a specialism into their generalist qualification so they can approach these subjects with confidence," said Jim McNally, an education professor at Strathclyde University. "That would be a move forward for Scottish education in how it prepares its teachers."

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