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International Review of Education

, Volume 46, Issue 3–4, pp 343–349 | Cite as

Why Teacher Trainees Choose the Teaching Profession: Comparing Trainees in Metropolitan and Developing Countries

  • Tony Bastick
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tony Bastick
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  1. 1.Faculty of Arts and Education, Education Research CentreUniversity of the West IndiesJamaicaWest Indies

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