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Teacher profile Demographic and occupational characteristics of the teacher profiles in the study sample
Name COLT definition
Transmitters
  • strong teacher centred conceptions (++)
  • very low appreciation of active learning (--)
  • very low orientation to future practice (--)
More female teachers, almost all dedicating less than 25% of their position to education; half of the teachers combine education with educational management, development and/or research, and about two-thirds of the teachers combine lectures with tutoring small groups and/or practicals or skills training, the others are only involved in tutoring small groups.
Organizers
  • teacher centred conceptions (+)
  • low appreciation of active learning (-)
  • average orientation to future practice (=)
Slightly more female teachers, most of them dedicating less than 25% of their position to education; slightly more teachers combine education with educational management, development and/or research, and most of the teachers combine lectures with tutoring small groups and/or practicals or skills training.
Intermediates
  • teacher centred conceptions (+)
  • high appreciation of active learning (+)
  • high orientation to future practice (+)
Intermediate type, half female teachers, most of them dedicating less than 25% of their position to education; half of the teachers combine education with educational management, development and/or research, and twothirds of the teachers combine lectures with tutoring small groups and/or practicals or skills training.
Facilitators
  • low on teacher centred conceptions (-)
  • average appreciation of active learning (=)
  • very low orientation to future practice (--)
More female teachers, one third dedicating more than 25% of their position to education; almost all combine education with educational management, development and/or research, and almost all combine lectures with tutoring small groups and/or practicals or skills training.
Conceptual Change Agents
  • very low on teacher centred conceptions (--)
  • high appreciation of active learning (+)
  • high orientation to future practice (+)
More modern conceptions. Slightly more male teachers, one-third dedicating more than 25% of their position to education; many combine education with educational management, development and/or research, and almost all combine lectures with tutoring small groups and/or practicals or skills training.