The nature and outcomes of PGCE Plus as a model for teacher professional development
Hartas, Dimitra, 1966-, Lindsay, Geoff, Arweck, Elisabeth and Cullen, Stephen Michael. (2008) The nature and outcomes of PGCE Plus as a model for teacher professional development. Professional Development in Education, Vol.35 (No.1). pp. 101-118. ISSN 1941-5257
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The present study examines an innovative attempt to address national priorities with regard to subject (mathematics and science) and the needs of gifted and talented pupils. The initiative, PGCE Plus, was at the transition from initial qualifications and the domain of continuing professional development, occurring in the summer immediately following qualification as a teacher and during the first two years of practice. The paper explores the evidence for the success of PGCE Plus pedagogically, and as a model addressed to both participants' needs and national priorities in a context of educational change.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||L Education > L Education (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR)
Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute of Education
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Teachers -- Training of, Professional Education, Career Development|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Professional Development in Education|
|Page Range:||pp. 101-118|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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