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“A ‘must read’ not only for trainees but for all those concerned about the development of teaching as a profession.” Journal of Inservice Education
"The contributors to this volume – all experienced and highly regarded educators in their own right – have produced a wide-ranging, up-to-date and research-based introduction to the whole gamut of professional topics and issues with which beginning teachers need to be familiar if they are to develop into accomplished practitioners. This is a ‘must read’ for all who are serious about learning to teach in secondary schools and aspire to become informed professionals equipped to make a difference through enhancing the life chances of young people."
- Professor Michael S. Totterdell, Director, Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University
“An excellent introduction to all of the core professional issues that trainee teachers need to address during their training... a first port of call for all student teachers keen to understand the challenges involved in becoming a professional teacher in today's schools.”
Professor John Furlong, Director, Department of Educational Studies, Oxford University
Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools is key reading for all trainee secondary school teachers. It covers the range of core professional skills that student teachers need to acquire irrespective of their subject specialism or their training route. It also considers recent developments in teaching, exploring the opportunities and challenges they present for those about to enter the profession. Topics covered include:
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Val Brooks is a lecturer in the Institute of Education at Warwick University where she co-ordinates the Flexible Initial Teacher Training course. She also contributes to PGCE and GTP training programmes.
Ian Abbott is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Education at Warwick University and Programme Director for the MA in Educational Studies. He formerly co-ordinated the Economics and Business Studies PGCE.
Liz Bills directs the Secondary PGCE course at Warwick University and has led the team that re-designed and implemented the core professional studies element of this course.
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