Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools: A Student Teacher's Guide to Professional Issues in Secondary Education
This popular and bestselling textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to world of teaching for trainee secondary school teachers, offering an informative, broad-based and accessible insight into field of education. The book covers a wide range of core professional skills and concepts that new teachers need to acquire, irrespective of their subject specialism or training route.
Updated throughout to reflect the current issues, policies and debates in education and teaching, this new fourth edition builds on the success of earlier editions, retaining classic chapters of enduring value whilst introducing significant new content. Coverage includes core topics such as how pupils learn, planning and positive approaches to supporting pupil behaviour, with new content considering socio- economic disadvantage and raising educational attainment.
The features in the text are designed to encourage your deeper reflection on current teaching practice and include:
.Increased use of case studies and scenarios drawn from real practice
.Wider range of activities and tasks
.Fresh insights from current research
.Reference to further reading, including journal articles, to support your assignment writing
If you are training to teach in secondary schools on a course such as the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or a School Direct or SCITT programme, Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools guides you through your teaching on practical placements and provides invaluable support for writing your assignments.