Continuing Professional Development for Teachers: From Induction to Senior Management

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Education - 240 pages
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Continuous professional development and career progression within the teaching profession is now highly formalised and regulated, with clear stages and levels of attainment from initial teacher training through to full headship. Written by two figures in teacher education, this volume is designed for ambitious and career-minded teachers whether they are just setting out or eyeing the next rung on the ladder. Teachers are faced with a complex set of options and requirements which are comprehensively explored in the guide, from qualifying as a teacher to preparing for advancement, developing skills through middle and senior roles, and continually improving teaching skills.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The new post and induction
7
Early and further professional development
36
Personal strategies and collaboration
53
Domains of professional development
77
Sources of professional development
100
the subject leader
119
Senior management
146
The process of inspection
182
Performance management
199
Appendix 279
219
References
227
Index
237
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Peter Neil is Head of the Pre-service division at the Graduate School of Education, The Queen's University Belfast and an experienced modern languages teacher.

Carol Morgan has been writing since she was six years old, but she put her love of writing aside for twenty-eight years to serve teenagers as a teacher and counselor in Lubbock, Texas. Carol's career history is unique. In addition to her career in education, she was the executive producer for a local educational television show, Career Connection and a radio talk host for the Career 411 Show. She had the recent honor of being the Democratic candidate for Texas House of Representatives. She is presently a career counselor in private practice and public speaker. Read more at: www.carolmorgan.org

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