This comprehensive new textbook provides valuable support to student teachers on primary ITT, BEd and PGCE courses. It provides a sound and practical introduction to the teaching skills as well as the underlying theory. Written by experts in primary school teaching, the book is divided into ...
Published June 8th 2006 by Routledge
Achieving the Standards for QTS
The professional code of the General Teaching Council lists eight new standards, each of them analysed here in detail using questions and activities to describe what trainee teachers need to know, understand and demonstrate as they work towards Qualified Teacher Status. Each of the eight standards...
Published January 13th 2005 by Routledge
The establishment of citizenship education as a compulsory subject has recently been accompanied by the government's policy of 'promoting education with character.' Schools are identified as having a crucial role to play in helping to shape and reinforce basic character traits that will ultimately...
Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge
Citizenship through Secondary History reveals the potential of history to engage with citizenship education and includes: a review of the links between citizenship education and the teaching and learning of history an analysis of how citizenship education is characterised, raising key issues about...
Published September 27th 2001 by Routledge
This text supports student teachers, NQTs and practitioners in implementing the Citizenship Order in secondary schools - to be introduced in September 2002. With a practical, clear focus, the authors provide an intellectual challenge; argument and evidence to help the reader come to an informed...
Published August 13th 2001 by Routledge
A Companion to School Experience, 2nd Edition
Designed for all students learning to teach in secondary schools, and particularly those on school-based Initial Teacher Training courses, the books in this best-selling series complement our key textbook Learning to Teach in the Secondary School and its companion Starting to Teach in the Secondary...
Published June 14th 2001 by Routledge
This timely book looks at social literacy within the revised National Curriculum which places an obligation on schools and teachers to promote social cohesion, community involvement and a sense of social responsibility among young people.Social Literacy, Citizenship Education and the National...
Published December 7th 2000 by Routledge
The Communitarian Agenda in Education
Communitarianism, as a movement, is clearly a dominant theme within New Labour's educational policy. How does this affect education and the life and work of schools?Research has shown that there is a correlation between academic achievement and the strength of community life and awareness within a...
Published November 4th 1999 by Routledge
Student teachers have always worked with professionals during their teaching practice, but as teacher training becomes more school based, the role of the mentor has become much more important. Even newer is the emergence of the subject mentor. This book is an examination of the nature of effective...
Published September 11th 1997 by Routledge