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How to Challenge the System and Become a Better Teacher

How to Challenge the System and Become a Better Teacher

  • Scott Buckler - Independent Academic, Teacher, Chartered Psychologist

May 2021 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book empowers you to seek a deeper perspective on the education system and to develop as a critically informed teacher able to challenge the status quo appropriately – without losing your job!

It focuses on the need to engage with research, to reflect critically and question your own teaching practice, so you don’t get stuck in bad or ineffective routines and can develop personally and professionally as a confident, versatile educator.

Key topics include:

·        Understanding the pressure points in today’s education system

·        Developing your own educational philosophy

·        Reading and critiquing research to sharpen your thinking

·        How to make change happen

Scott Buckler is a teacher, a Chartered Psychologist and has recently become a Chartered Teacher.

PART 1 Anarchy in Education: Perspectives and Practice
Chapter 1: What is Anarchy?
Chapter 2: An Anarchist Critique of Education
Chapter 3: The Purification of Education – A Quiet Revolution
Chapter 4: Educational Anarchy in Practice
Chapter 5: Philosophy, Values and Visions
Chapter 6: Perspectives on Education
PART 2 The Anarchist Educator: Making the Change
Chapter 7: Reading & Critiquing
Chapter 8: Challenging and Changing the System
Chapter 9: Anarchy in Action
Chapter 10: Ten Guiding Principles for the Educational Anarchist

Scott Buckler

Scott Buckler has an extensive career in education, as a primary and secondary school teacher, elearning developer, and as a principal lecturer, having worked for four universities predominantly in education, psychology and inclusion. Scott has led degree programmes from undergraduate to doctoral level, and lectured predominantly on applied educational psychology, research methods, elearning and leadership. Scott has a PhD in anthropology and is widely published in the areas of psychology and education. He is a Chartered Teacher and a Chartered Psychologist with expertise in transpersonal psychology. In recent years, Scott has returned to... More About Author

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