Perspectives on a school-led system
- Paperback / softback, 192 pages, 234 mm x 156 mm
- 12 Jun 2019
- UCL IOE Press
Nick Sorensen is Assistant Dean (Teaching, Learning and Quality) and Associate Professor at the Institute for Education, Bath Spa University.
CONTENTS: Foreword, by Geoff Whitty; 1. Introduction: Diversity in teacher education: a study of a school-led system, by Nick Sorensen; 2. Diversity in teacher education: Policy contexts, by Catherine A. Simon; 3. Towards a new topography of ITT: A profile of initial teacher training in England, 2015–16, by Caroline Whiting; 4. Partnerships: The changing relationships between schools and HEIs, by Nick Sorensen; 5. Reclaiming teacher education: A conversational journey of realization, innovation and determination through imposed national policies, by Pat Black and Nick Sorensen; 6. Embracing complexity: Understanding the experiences of university-based teacher educators in England, by Martine Duggan and Linda la Velle; 7. Unpacking the dynamics of partnership and pedagogic relations in teacher education, by Jim Hordern; 8. Using comparative analysis of teacher education to illuminate aspects of the English case, by Jim Hordern and Maria Teresa Tatto; 9. Diversity in teacher education: Afterword, by Ian Menter and Kate Reynolds; Index.
'This is a timely and well researched book. It provides an accurate, balanced and nuanced account of the policy changes that have affected teacher education in England in recent years, in particular the development of so called ‘school-led ITE’. It is a must read for anyone with an interest in this fascinating subject.'