Developing life and work histories of teachers

GOODSON, IVOR (2009) Developing life and work histories of teachers Journal of Applied Research in Education, 13 . pp. 1-13. ISSN 1996-9945

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Abstract

This article examines the growing literature on teachers' lives and work histories, beginning to fill what until now has been a significant gap in the educational literature on teachers and schooling. It is argued that looking at teachers' lives, careers, and histories in a broader and fuller social context, enables the development of insight in a grounded and collaborative manner into the social and political construction of teaching. This will then provide a valuable lens for observing contemporary moves to restructure and reform schooling.

Item Type:Journal article
Subjects:X000 Education
Faculties:Faculty of Education and Sport > School of Education > Education Research Centre
ID Code:8456
Deposited By:Converis
Deposited On:27 Apr 2011 12:38
Last Modified:08 Jan 2013 16:54

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