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Promoting Early Career Teacher Resilience : A socio-cultural and critical guide to action

By: Johnson, Bruce.
Contributor(s): Down, Barry | Le Cornu, Rosie | Peters, Judy | Sullivan, Anna | Pearce, Jane | Hunter, Janet.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Teacher Quality and School Development: Publisher: : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (165 p.).ISBN: 9781317595830.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Promoting Early Career Teacher Resilience : A socio-cultural and critical guide to actionLOC classification: LB2844.1.N4 | J646 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of figures; About the authors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Critically reconceptualising early career teacher resilience; 3 Participatory policy work; 4 Reframing the nature of early career teachers' work; 5 Reshaping school cultures for democracy and empowerment; 6 When the personal is political: Contradictions and paradoxes in the relational work of early career teachers; 7 Agent for change or problem child? The struggle for a satisfying identity in the early years of teaching
8 The personal, professional and political challenges involved in mobilising knowledge about early career teacher resilience9 Conclusion; Index
Summary: <P>In<I> Promoting Early Career Teacher Resilience</I> the stories of 60 graduate teachers are documented as they grapple with some of the most persistent and protracted personal and professional struggles facing teachers today. Narratives emerge detailing feelings of frustration, disillusionment and even outrage as they struggle with the complexity, intensity and immediacy of life in schools. Other stories also surface to show exhilarating experiences, documenting the wonder, joy and excitement of working with young people for the first time. </P><P>This book makes sense of these experiences
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Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of figures; About the authors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Critically reconceptualising early career teacher resilience; 3 Participatory policy work; 4 Reframing the nature of early career teachers' work; 5 Reshaping school cultures for democracy and empowerment; 6 When the personal is political: Contradictions and paradoxes in the relational work of early career teachers; 7 Agent for change or problem child? The struggle for a satisfying identity in the early years of teaching

8 The personal, professional and political challenges involved in mobilising knowledge about early career teacher resilience9 Conclusion; Index

<P>In<I> Promoting Early Career Teacher Resilience</I> the stories of 60 graduate teachers are documented as they grapple with some of the most persistent and protracted personal and professional struggles facing teachers today. Narratives emerge detailing feelings of frustration, disillusionment and even outrage as they struggle with the complexity, intensity and immediacy of life in schools. Other stories also surface to show exhilarating experiences, documenting the wonder, joy and excitement of working with young people for the first time. </P><P>This book makes sense of these experiences

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<p>Bruce Johnson is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of South Australia.</p> <p>Barry Down is the City of Rockingham Chair in Education at Murdoch University, Australia.</p> <p>Rosie Le Cornu is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Teacher Education at the University of South Australia.</p> <p>Judy Peters is an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of South Australia.</p> <p>Anna Sullivan is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of South Australia.</p> <p>Jane Pearce is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Education at Murdoch University, Australia.</p> <p>Janet Hunter is a Lecturer for the School of Education at Edith Cowan University, Australia.</p>

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