A Comparison Study of the Barriers to Engagement with TEL in Teacher Training in the UK and Kuwait Jebar Ahmed and Ahmad Yousef. Insert date/name. Format of presentation. Introduction to the study Challenges in this study Methodology Findings Conclusion. Introduction.
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This study mainly explored the..
Background of Kuwait and its Public and Private institutions... Need a picture.
Questionnaires students, Academic staff and Management
Secondary data sources used for the UK as well as primary interviews
Reasons cited related to time, benefit, skills
Most institutions have TEL as Embedded
Some differences on TEL investment between Mission Groups
Funding from external sources is competitively sought and seen as a ‘blessing’
TEL was strategically supported
In Kuwait barriers related mainly to strategy, finance and skills whilst in the UK barriers were related to time and pedagogical benefits
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