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Tutors, Mentors and Trainers

This section is concerned with the effective role of Teacher Educators either based in schools or programmes of Initial Teacher Education. 'Mentors' tend to be experienced teachers based in schools whilst 'Tutors' or 'Trainers' will also be very experienced teachers but be based in a programme of teacher education or training.  

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# This report offers a critique of the current secondary teacher training model in England by suggesting that it should adopt a framework of teacher education based on social pedagogy, similar to that of Sweden, rather than that which the author describes as the utilitarian, competency-based training operating today. The author, James Wetz, is writing on behalf of the CfBT Education Trust, a...
# This chapter is taken from "The Coaching Toolkit: A Practical Guide for Your School" (Allison & Harbour, 2009), published by Sage. It takes the form of an extended case study of coaching practice within a single secondary school, and considers the value of collaborative or 'co-coaching' (in this case, peer to peer coaching) with NQTs. It also considers the use of more general coaching...
# The first TEAN (formerly Escalate ITE) annual conference took place at Glasgow Caledonian University on 21 May 2010. This is a report from the conference.
# This chapter by Sue Callan from "Mentoring in the Early Years" (Robins (ed), 2006), published by Sage, outlines the role of the mentor in the specific context of early years settings. The chapter aims to identify a framework for mentoring in the context of current early years practice and policy, and to enable mentors in this context to reflect on the nature of their role.
# This literature review was commissioned by the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA). It presents a summary and analysis of existing research into ITT partnership published between 2004 and 2009.
# This academic paper, published in the European Educational Research Journal, is a study of how information and communication technologies (ICT) are perceived in educational settings. It seeks to establish a critical link between the political rhetoric of ICT within the Norwegian education system and what the authors refer to as a new 'language of learning' that ICT can help to facilitate.
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# This resource is a conference paper presenting research conducted in Australia, describing and analysing pupil learning experiences in the Australian Museum in Sydney. The paper is jointly authored by a member of the Faculty of Education & Social Work, University of Sydney, and a member of the museum staff. The paper was presented at BERA 2003.
# This briefing paper reviews a specific range of the empirical research literature on the decisions that 14 to 19 year olds make about education and training. There is a section on studies which focus on demographic factors which will appeal to those interested in the relationship between macro and micro level factors; there is a section on school level studies which will appeal to those...
# The new Primary Curriculum went live on the QCDA website on 31st January 2010. In addition to information on the components of the framework, the site includes a video tour of the website itself, plus an interactive guide to the new curriculum, and seven video case studies focusing on different aspects of curriculum provision. The curriculum design tools include the opportunity to compare up to...
# A report of the UCET Annual Conference 2009, with the theme "New and continuing perspectives in teacher education", which was held in Hinckley, Leicestershire on 9th and 10th November.
ELMIS 2010 International Conference on Inclusion Effective Leadership and Management in Inclusive Schools: International Conference in Turkey, May 2010
# This article, written in December 2007 by Provider Link Advisers (PLAs) for The Training and Development Agency (TDA), details a vision for future partnership work which meets the needs of schools and providers. The report evaluates the impact of TDA-funded work, including the National Partnership Project (NPP), Partnership Development Schools (PDS) programme and the Training Schools initiative....
# This report looks at the findings the latest cycle of New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) which periodically surveys primary and secondary schools in order to assess the impact of recent educational reforms.
# The MACI project is an example of a cross-curricular citizenship project. It challenges students to work in groups and over thirteen weeks to use citizenship, music, art and ICT to produce a video about ‘A problem in the school or community that concerns them most’. This word document includes the pupils' work book as well as briefing notes for teachers.
# The resource is a report which is the final stage of an ongoing project at the Social Market Foundation (supported by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and the Sutton Trust). It explores the contribution of good quality pre-school experience to improving the life chances of disadvantaged children and their families. The paper sets out a review of the evidence and best-practice in primary schools...
# New SEN materials cover all the key topics you need to know about - whether you are a teacher, teacher training, LA advisory teacher or trainee teacher you will find these materials invaluable. A toolkit of training materials for SEN/LD&D in Secondary Undergraduate courses to complement already published primary undergraduate materials. These are available on line from the SEN Portal and fully...
# The first TEAN Annual Conference (formerly ESCalate ITE) will be held on Friday, 21st May 2010 at Glasgow Caledonian University. The title of the Conference is "The Importance of Education". TEAN is the Teacher Education Advancement Network and its aims for Teacher Education are: to enhance practice, to support and promote innovation and development, to contribute to and help build research...
# The resource is a research brief that reports the findings of ‘Pupils’ Self-perceptions and Views of Primary School in Year 5’, part of ‘The Effective Pre-School and Primary Education 3-11 Project (EPPE 3-11)’, which was commissioned by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF).
# This is a report by Ofsted which aims to evaluate the importance of learning outside the classroom. It analyses outcomes from schools where there is good, excellent or rapidly improving practice in learning outside the classroom, as well as Ofsted inspection data. The report identifies strengths and weaknesses in practice, and aims to show how schools and colleges can overcome barriers. The...