Achieving Outstanding on your Teaching Placement: Early Years and Primary School-based Training

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SAGE, Sep 15, 2011 - Education - 200 pages
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Making a success of your teaching placement is a vital part of achieving qualified teacher status (QTS). With a focus on practical strategies and closely referenced to OfSTED, this book provides essential guidance on how to translate the 'outstanding' criteria into practice.

The authors break down the OfSTED criteria so that you can easily identify the skills and knowledge you need to make the most of your placements.

Packed with case studies, practical tasks and links to the QTS standards, the book is structured around:

" developing professional knowledge

" planning

" how to be an outstanding teacher

" classroom management

" teamwork

" assessment

" Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This book will help trainees make the difficult jump from 'good' to achieving a Grade 1 'outstanding' on their placements.

Jonathan Glazzard is Course Leader BA (Hons) in Early Primary Education at the University of Huddersfield. Jane Stokoe is Foundation Stage and KS1 leader, SENCO and Assistant Headteacher at Hoyland Springwood Primary School, Barnsley.

 

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Contents

1 Professional attributes
1
2 Professional knowledge and understanding
21
3 Planning for teaching and learning
34
4 Outstanding teaching
47
5 Assessment for learning
66
6 Team work
84
7 Classroom management
99
8 Pursuing your own professional development
113
9 Organising your files
124
10 Going beyond the standards
139
11 Developing your own professional identity
154
List of QTS standards by chapter
164
References
166
Index
169
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Jonathan Glazzard has worked for 10 years as a primary SENCO in schools and now leads the SEN modules at the University of Huddersfield

Jane Stokoe has over thirty years experience as a primary school teacher. She has spent almost 20 years in Early Years and Key Stage 1, and is passionate about her role as a classroom practitioner with young children.

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