Initial Teacher Education in Schools: A Guide for Practitioners

Initial Teacher Education in Schools: A Guide for Practitioners

By: Carrie Mercier (editor), Carey Philpott (editor), Helen Scott (editor)Paperback

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Successfully establishing initial teacher education courses in schools requires a careful understanding of what it means to train someone to teach. This book provides guidance on how teacher training can be effective in school-based settings. Essential practical issues are covered including, recruitment, pastoral care and the organization of academic components of a course. It also covers conceptual topics such as: what makes a good mentor? models of learning suitable for teacher education the role of evidence-based teaching in a practical setting Examples from existing primary and secondary school-based programmes explore good practice and show how challenges to developing courses can be overcome.


Introduction - Carey Philpott, Helen Scott and Carrie Mercier Getting selection processes right - Kathryn Fox and Patrick Smith Models of professional learning and what they mean for those working with teachers - Carey Philpott Effective professional learning - Gail Fuller What is the difference between mentoring and coaching? - Helen Scott Why is the academic component of ITE important and how do we organize it? - Nigel Appleton The assessment of student teachers - Carrie Mercier How do you create synergy between different school priorities? - Simon Asquith Initial teacher education and staff development - Alison Chapman How can action research be used to enhance school-based ITE? - Carey Philpott Pastoral care for student teachers - Robert Heath and Carey Philpott Conclusion - Carey Philpott, Helen Scott and Carrie Mercier

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  • ISBN13: 9781446275856
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781446275856
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 144627585X

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