Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Failing teachers? / E.C. Wragg [and others].

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 Rocky Hill - Downloadable Materials  EBSCO Ebook    Downloadable
Rocky Hill cardholders click here to access this title from EBSCO
Description 1 online resource (x, 239 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-233) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 The need for skilful teaching; WHAT IS PROFESSIONAL 'COMPETENCE'?; Identifying and defining competence and incompetence in teaching; THE NEED FOR SKILFUL TEACHING; THE TEACHING COMPETENCE PROJECT; Head teachers; Teacher unions; Local Education Authorities (LEAs); Chairs of school governing bodies; Teachers; Parents; Pupils; Chapter 2 Professional incompetence; COMPARISONS WITH OTHER PROFESSIONS AND ORGANISATIONS; Barristers; Solicitors; Doctors; Nurses, midwives and health visitors.
Local Authority employeesCommercial organisations; POLICY AND PRACTICE IN THE OTHER COUNTRIES; Some European practice; The United States; RESEARCH INTO INCOMPETENCE; Identifying incompetence; Dealing with incompetence; Chapter 3 The views and experiences of head teachers; THE PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW STUDY; THE NATIONAL SURVEY OF HEAD TEACHERS; Heads' definitions and identification of incompetence; Types of case encountered by heads; How did the teacher react to the allegation of incompetence?; What help or support was made available?; Who else became involved?; How long did the process last?
Were predetermined procedures followed?Why did some teachers not improve, while others did?; What approaches appeared to work well?; The outcomes of the cases; How can the process be improved?; What were the constraints?; What would have helped?; General observations; SUMMARY; Chapter 4 Teachers alleged to be incompetent; SAMPLE; Sample details; TEACHERS' ACCOUNTS OF EVENTS; Definitions and identification of incompetence; Notification of problem with performance; Areas of performance regarded as unsatisfactory; Teacher's receptiveness to support and advice; Procedural issues; Time scales.
Accounts of other parties' involvement in the eventsOutcomes; TEACHERS' REFLECTIONS ON EVENTS; What might teachers have done differently?; Successful practice; Constraints on teachers' actions and response to the allegation; General comments made by teachers; FOUR CASE STUDIES; Mrs Baker; Miss Stanhope; Mr Davis; Mr Peters; SUMMARY; Chapter 5 The role of professional colleagues; WORKING ALONGSIDE AN INCOMPETENT COLLEAGUE; Perceived areas of weakness; How respondents became aware of a colleague's problems; Confronting the problem; Action reportedly taken by schools.
Outcomes of the cases describedEffects of under-performing teachers on other staff; What should have been done differently?; Time scales; Selection and monitoring; Lack of tolerance?; SUMMARY; Chapter 6 Union officers; DEFINITIONS AND EXPERIENCES OF INCOMPETENCE; Definitions; Types of case encountered by union officers; What triggers an incompetence case?; Outcomes of incompetence cases; What factors are important in cases where teachers actually improve?; Procedures; The role of the teacher associations in incompetence cases; Union officers' responses to shortening the time scale; SUMMARY.
Summary First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Subject Teacher effectiveness -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
EDUCATION -- Evaluation.
STUDY AIDS -- NTE (National Teacher Examinations)
Teacher effectiveness. (OCoLC)fst01144210
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Wragg, E. C. (Edward Conrad)
Other Form: Print version: Failing teachers?. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 (DLC) 99037818
ISBN 0203979117 (electronic bk.)
9780203979112 (electronic bk.)
Add a Review