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Professional Issues for Primary Teachers

by Ann Browne and Derek Haylock SAGE Publications Ltd
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Hbk 288 pages
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This book deals with the key professional issues faced by students on teacher training courses and practising primary teachers. The authors set out the nature of primary education in England and the professional demands made on primary school teachers by parents, the children themselves, government agencies, society and the profession. Written by Primary PGCE tutors, practising primary teachers, headteachers, and practitioners doing educational research, each chapter offers practical suggestions and in-depth discussion of essential topics including: } the school environment } teachers' values and professional practice in primary schools } primary School Teachers and the Law } parents' rights and roles in primary education } special educational needs in mainstream schools } provision in primary schools for gifted and talented pupils } education for a multi-cultural society } spiritual and moral development, and Citizenship Education This book is important reading for trainee primary teachers following any initial training route; for NQTs and for practising teachers.

Introduction - Derek Haylock and Ann Browne Primary Education in England - Ann Oliver The School Environment - Helena Campion Teachers' Values and Professional Practice in Primary Schools - Sue Cox Teaching as a Profession - Ralph Manning Primary School Teachers and the Law - Peter Gibley School Governors - Tony Blake Parents and Teachers Working Together - Ann Browne The Primary Teachers' Responsibility for Pastoral Care - Gill Blake Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Primary Schools - Ann Browne Teaching and Learning in Special Schools - Maggie Woods Gifted and Talented Pupils in Primary Schools - Derek Haylock Gender Issues in Primary Schools - Jenifer Smith Education for a Multicultural Society - Fiona Thangata Personal, Social and Health Education - Rob Barnes Spiritual Development, Moral Development and Citizenship Education - Barbara vanlint and Jacqueline Watson Religion in the Primary School Context - Linda Rudge Induction into the Profession - Sue Lawes

Derek Haylock is an education consultant and author. He worked for over 30 years in teacher education, both initial and in-service, and was Co-Director of Primary Initial Teacher Training and responsible for the mathematics components of the primary progr