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Professionalism in Primary Teaching

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January 2022 | 128 pages | Learning Matters

Professionalism is a key component of teaching.  During their training, new teachers must swiftly begin to develop their professional identity. They are required to meet and demonstrate professional behaviours outlined in Part 2 of the Teachers’ Standards before they can be awarded QTS.

Becoming a professional requires critical reflection and a knowledge-base that is complex. This book helps trainee teachers to both meet the content of Part 2 of the Teachers’ Standards and develop the professionalism that supports their identity as a teacher.

Glenn Stone
Why is it important for primary teachers to develop a professional identity?
Suzannah Smith
What are professional values and why are they important?
Jo Tulloch
How do primary teachers develop their professional presence?
Debs Wilkinson
Why do primary teachers need to have high standards of professional behaviour?
Gary Parkes
Why are professional relationships important for primary teachers?
Kirstie Hewett
Why are professional networks and research networks useful for primary teachers?
Linda Cooper and Debra Laxton
How can primary teachers develop their professionalism online?
Glenn Stone
How do professional frameworks support professionalism in primary teaching?
Glenn Stone
What does it mean to be accountable as a primary school professional?

Adopted for the module EDN405 preparing for your placement- a perfect guide for our new students who will be moving into the PGCE/education routes- prior to placement providing them with an insight into the professional standards that will govern and support their role in the future

Mr Julian Ayres
School of Education and Community, Wrexham Glyndwr University
December 7, 2022

Innovative approach to professionalism in the teaching field which is a must in primary school.

Dr Seidu Salifu
Education, North East Surrey college of technology
October 16, 2022

This is such an important issue that needs to be taught about and not just expected. This book achieves that.

Mr Gary Pykitt
School of Education, Birmingham City University
August 30, 2023

Glenn Stone

Glenn Stone is a principal lecturer in education at University of Chichester with the responsibility for co-ordinating the undergraduate primary programme. His research interests include teacher professionalism and the professional education of teachers. Glenn’s doctorate research focused on conceptions of professionalism by early career teachers. He has published on this topic and continues to be an active researcher in the field.  More About Author

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