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When Teachers Reclaim Learning

Watkins, Chris (2006) When Teachers Reclaim Learning. FORUM: For Promoting 3-19 Comprehensive Education, 48 (2). pp. 121-129. ISSN 0963-8253

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Abstract

This account describes and analyses some of the processes which are important for teachers to maintain a creative role in promoting learning while in a climate of managerialism and performativity. It does so from the stance of someone who works with teachers and schools on a minority interest in current times - learning. Processes needed to combat some of the mechanical official discourses, and the disempowerment and demoralisation of teachers are outlined, as well as those which challenge the silence on learning. It amounts to a story of teachers reclaiming agency.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © SYMPOSIUM BOOKS Ltd
Controlled Keywords: Pedagogy , Continuing professional development
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > London Centre for Leadership in Learning
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (2)
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2010 09:04
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:54
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