The contributors reflect on current thinking and policy surrounding learning and teaching, and what it means to be a teacher today. Looking at the practice of teaching in a wider context allows you to explore some of the issues you will face, and the evolving expectations of your role in a policy-led environment. The book focuses on core areas of debate including:
- education across different contexts and settings
- teaching in an inclusive environment
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for practitioners
Each chapter follows the same accessible format. They contain case studies and vignettes providing examples and scenarios for discussion; introduction and summary boxes listing key issues and concepts explored in the chapter; key questions for discussion reflection; and further reading.
This essential text will be ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including BEd/BA degrees, initial teacher-training courses, and Masters in Education programmes.
All editors and contributors are based in the Faculty of Education at Glasgow University, UK.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 410 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 12 mm
'Gives a balanced, credible overview of the issues, well grounded in reality. A clear strength is that it also provides some highly pertinent and very important messages that permeate through the various sections and chapters. This book will make readers think and lead them to question their own views, professional practices and beliefs.
'This book will be on our recommended reading lists, not only for our ITET courses, but also for our BA Childhood Studies students, and even for our MA/MEd students. It is a book that can be used in a variety of ways and at various levels of engagement, depending on the audience, their needs and level of experience' - Tony Elliott, Senior Lecturer,College of Education and Lifelong Learning, Bangor University, Wales
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