A cross cultural discourse on beginning teacher educators' experiences in Jamaica, England and the Middle East: Insights for leadership in teacher education

Carmel Roofe

University of the West Indies, Mona

Dr. Carmel Roofe is a teacher educator and curriculum development specialist who holds a PhD and Masters of Philosophy in Curriculum Development from the University of the West Indies, Mona, a Bachelor in Education with honours from the University of Technology, Jamaica and a Diploma in Teaching from Shortwood Teachers’ College. Her career in teaching spans 22 years of combined service at the Secondary and Tertiary levels of the education system. She is an active education researcher and has authored and co-authored several publications in local and international journals. She has delivered numerous research conference presentations and motivational speeches to various audiences. Dr. Roofe is a member and fellow of the Institute for Educational Administration and Leadership-Jamaica (IEAL-J) and has successfully led two internationally conferences on behalf of this organization.   


Increasingly teacher education is facing scrutiny regarding providing quality teachers who can contribute to quality educational outcomes. If countries are to reap quality outcomes from teacher education, then attention... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Carmel Roofe (University of the West Indies, Mona)
  2. Kulwinder Maude (Kingston University)
  3. Sudha Saunder (Teacher Leaders International)

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