Institutional versus client-centred care in general hospitals

  • Keith A. Nichols


Good teachers will monitor their pupils, assessing the need of each child and adjusting the teaching accordingly to suit those needs. Such a style is called pupil-centred teaching. In contrast, teacher-centred style follows objectives tied to issues other than how the pupil is doing, such as the teacher’s own needs or a mechancial link with a syllabus and a narrow style of teaching. In general terms, good educational practice leans towards the pupil-centred approach, although never completely so.


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