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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|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
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 ACHPER|
|Deposited On:||26 Nov 2009 15:48|
|Last Modified:||10 Jun 2010 00:12|
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