This work provides comprehensive advice for those training to become primary teachers. Training to become a teacher is one of the most gruelling aspects of a teacher's career. Not only do you have to prepare and teach lessons you also have to attend lectures, write assignments and apply for jobs. This comprehensive textbook provides guidance on: choosing the right course; preparing and applying for the course; understanding the requirements of the training course; developing effective teaching skills; and, applying for jobs in order to achieve QTS. This book is a must for every primary trainee teacher.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
"Dixie, an educational consultant and advanced skills teacher in initial teacher training in the UK, and Bell, who has been a primary education teacher, headteacher, adviser, and initial teacher trainer in the UK, provide a handbook for individuals interested in becoming a primary school teacher in the UK. They outline the process from deciding whether or not to teach, to selecting and applying to a training program, to developing teaching skills. They also discuss educational terms and issues, writing essays and completing assignments, understanding school practices, working with parents, planning lessons, understanding inclusion, and applying for a job." -Eithne O'Leyne, BOOK NEWS, Inc.