The Aristotelian Challenge to Teacher Education


  • Shlomo Back University of Calgary, Kaye College of Education



Author Biography

Shlomo Back, University of Calgary, Kaye College of Education

Shlomo Back ( is the president of Kaye College of Education, Beer-Sheva Israel. Being the former head of the Committee of the Presidents of The Colleges of Education in Israel, he is regarded as one of the leading figures of Teacher Education in the country. His writings (mainly in Hebrew) include papers on "Two models of School-University Partnerships," "Metaphors of Teachers," "Teacher Education and the Global School System," "Learning Theories from a Philosophical Point of View," and "Phronesis, Techne and Nus: Aristotelian Themes in Teacher-Education." In 2001-2002, he was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.