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Teaching with Confidence
A Guide to Enhancing Teacher Self-Esteem


February 2000 | 112 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`The book is an ideal companion for the newly qualified teacher or for colleagues unfamiliar with social psychological concepts and basic communication theory' - ELAN

Teaching with Confidence shows how to combat the stress and low self-esteem suffered by many teachers. Denis Lawrence focuses on the relationship between stress and self-esteem, and sets out a programme of easy-to-use everyday strategies to reduce the problem.

The author, previously Chief Educational Psychologist for Somerset, has worked with teachers in Somerset, Cornwall and Australia. He has extensive experience of running workshops on the topics of self- esteem enhancement, behavioural difficulties, counselling skills and stress management.


 
Introduction
 
Assessing Personal Characteristics
 
Threats to Self-Esteem
 
Characteristics of High Self-Esteem Teachers
 
Improving Communication Skills
 
Locus of Control
 
How to Manage Stress
 
The Seven-Day Self-Esteem Enhancement Programme
 
Putting the Job in Perspective

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