Straightforward and easy to read with practical and relevant advice.
A vital tool for PGCE students.
As a resource for students considering a career in primary teaching
A helpful handbook for students to refer to once on placement.The mini case studies are especially useful for a student trying to make sense of their own experiences.
This book recognises the significant role of school-based training in Initial Teacher Training and provides valuable guidelines for trainee teachers to meet the standards of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) at the best possible level. The book is a useful practical guide for trainee teachers seeking to obtain their teacher’s driving licence (QTS), as well as mentors who will guide trainee teachers through this journey.
Real case studies and scenarios that students are able to relate to. Very good for the Primary Ed and Supporting Learning modules.
A good overview of the teacher trainee processes.
This book would be suitable for a wider audience. The person considering going into primary teaching, the trainees at university or those on one of the other many routes into primary education. This book has a lot of practical support and guidance including assessment.
Really useful text, we have added to the reading list and order for the library
This book provides students with a good introduction and framework of school based placement. It provides information as to how to carry out meaningful observations in the classroom regarding general practice, but also regarding planning and assessment. The book also looks at the challenges traniees face and provides suggestions for how to address these sucessfully e.g. working with other colleagues.
I will be recommending this book to my students as it will support them in their placements
This book will support primary trainee teachers during periods of professional placement.
The suggested tasks provide trainees with a practical framework through which to reflect during their experiences.
As with all of Jane Medwell's books, this one is well-written, intelligent, thought-provoking and has an excellent balance between theory and practice.
A comprehensive guide to working with young children in Primary Schools. Outlines some useful ideas and strategies to help trainee teachers.
Very useful guide for teachers training on School Direct and traditional University based ITE courses.
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