An international perspective
The concept of the ‘expert teacher’ is now a global phenomenon. Over the last 20 years the world’s most developed systems have devised policies to identify and deploy the very best teachers. This stems from the recognition that any system, however well resourced, is only as good as its teachers....
To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge
The renowned and highly experienced editors of this book bring together the leading voices in contemporary English education under the banner of the International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE). The collected chapters here represent the very best of international writing on the...
Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge
A Critical Response to the Literacy Strategy and the Framework for English
The nature of literacy is an issue of global debate. When the National Literacy Strategy [NLS] was introduced into UK schools it was arguably the most ambitious educational reform programme in the world, and the controversy necessarily intensified. How can the impact of such reforms be assessed?...
Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge
Series: The Expert Teacher
The Expert Teacher of English is for all passionate teachers – both novice and expert - who aspire to become outstanding professionals. It considers what we mean by ‘expert’ and ‘expertise’, explores concepts that are vital to understanding what expertise in teaching is ‘for’, and discusses the...
Published August 8th 2010 by Routledge
A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers
This handbook provides a comprehensive introduction to teaching English in primary and secondary schools. It brings together the latest standards with authoritative guidance, ensuring that readers feel confident about how to approach their teaching. It explores the context of the subject of...
Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge
Andrew Goodwyn's straightforward approach to teaching about the moving image de-mystifies this topic and shows how it can be easily incorporated into classroom practice. The first of its kind, this book builds on teachers' knowledge of teaching about advertising, newspapers and visual adaptations...
Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge