Professional studies in primary education, second edition

Cooper, Hilary ORCID logo ORCID: (2014) Professional studies in primary education, second edition. SAGE Publications Ltd, London, UK. Full text not available from this repository.

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This textbook provides a wide-ranging overview of everything you will need to know to prepare you for initial teacher training and your early career in the primary classroom. Covering practical issues including planning, assessment and classroom organisation, and thought-provoking topics such as reflecting on your own teaching practice and developing critical thinking skills, this textbook gives you a pragmatic and insightful understanding of teaching in primary schools. Key new edition features:
• Updated coverage of education policy
• Links to the Teachers’ Standards
• A new Work in Schools feature addressing key issues student teachers encounter
• Extended coverage of planning and assessment
• A new chapter on workplace learning exploring how to develop as a classroom professional
• Coverage of differences in teaching throughout the UK.
This is essential reading for all students on primary initial teacher education courses including university-based (PGCE, Bed, BA with QTS), and schools-based (School Direct, SCITT) routes into teaching. Additional online resources at There are also updated free resources supporting and extending chapters, including activities, case studies, further reading and useful web links.

Item Type: Book
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781446280768
Departments: Academic Departments > Institute of Education (IOE) > Initial Teacher Education (ITE) > Early Years and Primary Undergraduate Partnership QG
Additional Information: Hilary Cooper is Professor Emeritus of History and Pedagogy at the University of Cumbria.
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Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2015 15:10
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 12:15
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