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New professionalism in austere times: The employment experiences of early career teachers in Scotland

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International concern to raise educational standards and improve teacher quality has directed attention to the need to sustain career-long professional learning. Teacher induction and early professional learning (during years 2-6) have been associated with patterns of attrition and improved pupil outcomes. As the economic crisis impacts on public sector employment, the rhetoric of professionalism stands in contrast to the employment experiences of many recently qualified teachers. This articl...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice
Volume:
20
Issue:
6
Pages:
672-687
Publication date:
2014-11-02
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ISSN:
1354-0602
URN:
uuid:4c7d0c54-9c3f-4e02-89ac-a75d16d3793d
Source identifiers:
491333
Local pid:
pubs:491333

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