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Covering both primary and secondary teaching, this handbook offers support to those delivering school-based teacher training. By identifying best practice, the book shows you how to develop your professional knowledge and become an effective teacher educator and mentor.

Topics covered include: Strategies for coaching and mentoring trainee teachers; Teacher training in schools; Links between teacher education and recent research; How to develop your own identity as a teacher educator

Packed with case studies of good practice, models of successful teaching and activities to try, this practical book leads you through a professional development process that will enable you to be confident and secure in your practice.

An essential guide for tutors, mentors and all those involved in staff development in schools, the book is also useful for experienced teachers in schools who are taking on training roles and supporting and mentoring newly qualified teachers.

Becoming a Teacher Educator: Developing a New Aspect to Your Identity
Becoming a teacher educator: Developing a new aspect to your identity

How you identify yourself professionally and how others see you will be a significant part of your new role. While helping trainees to develop their identity as teachers you will need to consider your own identity as a ‘teacher educator’. How does this new identity fit with the teacher identity you will have held for some time? You will already have identities in your school, such as subject or year leader; as a teacher and colleague who ...

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