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Stepping out into the real world of education : an introduction

Millwater, Jan (2009) Stepping out into the real world of education : an introduction. In Millwater, Jan & Beutel, Denise A. (Eds.) Stepping out into the Real World of Education. Pearson Australia, French Forest, New South Wales, pp. 1-19.

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Abstract

‘Stepping out into the real world of Education’ has been written to complement ‘Transitioning to the real world of Education’ (Millwater & Beutel, 2008). Both books are aimed at strategising the transition you are experiencing, from preservice teacher to professional educator, through issues that you will face as early career teachers from any specialist teaching strand - early childhood, primary, middle or secondary. ‘Transitioning to the real world of Education’ (Millwater & Beutel, 2008) addressed the particularities and practicalities of professional standards, life-long learning, teaching for diversity, values-education, teacher/student relationships, teaching in a digital age and teacher burnout. This text aligns with these and explores other areas, in recognition that your early career phase is the pivotal point of how much you commit to being a teacher in the long term.

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ID Code: 27285
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: early career teachers, professionalism, professional learning, philosophy of teaching, identity, transition, induction, professional development
ISBN: 9781442518636
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Pearson Australia
Deposited On: 09 Sep 2009 08:10
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 18:19

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