Setting limits to teacher responsibility

Tait, Gordon (2006) Setting limits to teacher responsibility. ACHPER Matters, pp. 3-6.

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The purpose of this article is to raise some concerns over ongoing changes to the nature and scope of the teaching profession. Teaching is a responsible profession, and teachers have always been charged with the job of turning out the next generation of citizens—educated, healthy in mind, and healthy in body. The question is: how far should this responsibility extend? Just what should schools be responsible for? This article proposes some limits to teacher responsibility.

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ID Code: 28917
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Teacher Responsibility, Tort law, Behaviour Disorders, Risk
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Sociology of Education (160809)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 ACHPER
Deposited On: 26 Nov 2009 05:48
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 14:12

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