The Prevent duty (2009, 2011, 2015) is a statutory requirement upon all educational professionals to have due regard to prevent individuals being drawn into terrorism. Criticisms of the Prevent duty have been raised by a number of different... [...]
Teacher Education and Development
- to bring together all those with a special interest in the full continuum of teacher education – initial teacher education, induction, early professional development continuing professional development, accomplished teaching/advanced certification and leadership preparation/development across school and higher education settings;
- to promote UK-wide, comparative and international perspectives on contemporary developments in policy and practice for teacher education and teaching across the life course;
- to promote research on and for teacher education, including consideration of the work and identities of teachers and teacher educators;
- to explore and theorise the links between knowledge creation and identity across the continuum of student, teacher and teacher educator learning.
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Telling stories: How can narrative practices better support education professionals during times of transition?
Why is identity problematic for teacher educators? Identity transformation for early-career teacher educators has been shown to be problematic in the move from ‘expert teacher’ to ‘novice teacher educator’ (Murray and Male, 2005). As... [...]
Can we obtain a greater insight into management in schools by asking those whose are being managed? Given the widespread silencing or marginalisation of teacher voice (Courtney and Gunter, 2015; Stevenson and Gilliland, 2015), this may be... [...]
We hope this seminar will give the chance to explore and discuss the impact of TEF on pedagogies and other institutional behaviours (e.g. shifting policy and focus as a result of TEF results). We are looking for any papers reporting on or... [...]
Developing an ethics framework for school based research in the context of a large academy secondary school
Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre is a Secondary School Academy in rural Kent. I have been working as a Teacher Researcher at Homewood since 2014, and during that time I have produced a number of school based research reports on diverse... [...]
When thought about at the level of the school or classroom, the self-improving school system involves teachers collaboratively engaging in evidence-informed practice to improve teaching and learning. With this blog I briefly explore what... [...]