By Kathleen M. Armour, Robyn L. Jones

ISBN-10: 0203486943

ISBN-13: 9780203486948

ISBN-10: 0585452172

ISBN-13: 9780585452173

ISBN-10: 0750708182

ISBN-13: 9780750708180

Explores the lives and careers of actual schooling lecturers from views. first of all, academics' life-stories illustrate how 8 lecturers turned concerned with activity, how they entered the actual schooling occupation, why they constructed specific instructing philosophies, and the way they've got attempted to growth of their educating careers. Secondly, a broader thematic research identifies matters which come up during the lecturers' tales and locates them in the wider foreign study literature. Low prestige is pointed out as a permanent quandary, and it truly is argued that this stems from an absence of empirical learn into the tutorial results that are claimed for actual schooling.

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Some of this is fueled by his resentment of her position as head of department—a post for which he also applied. It could also be explained as just another example of his general approach to women but, here again, the picture is more complex than it first appears. It would certainly be fair to say that he tries to make life as difficult as possible for Jane and that the feelings, and the antagonism, are mutual. Essentially, Pete’s disenchantment stems from his belief that he has lost the battle to see his version of physical education legitimized.

I wouldn’t have been happy staying on the main grade for another year’. In terms of her development as a teacher, Diane commented that the most significant thing she has learnt about teaching so far, is that it is not necessary to ‘put on an act’ in front of pupils: I used to think you had to act if you were a teacher, it was some sort of acting role, but, being in it, I think I prefer myself, being myself with children. And I find they relate to somebody better if they know what you’re like and they know that’s the real you.

His views may appear to be, at the very least, unfashionable: they are, nonetheless, thought-provoking. As was noted in Jane’s story in the last chapter, Pete tends to disagree with the other members of the physical education department at Citylimits High School. He has a particularly difficult relationship with Jane, for whom he has little respect. Some of this is fueled by his resentment of her position as head of department—a post for which he also applied. It could also be explained as just another example of his general approach to women but, here again, the picture is more complex than it first appears.

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