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If you are interested in a career in teaching but not sure where to start, this book is the perfect guide. Written for anybody considering taking an initial teacher training course, this down-to-earth book is a straightforward and very helpful manual which will take you through all the stages of choosing a course, preparing for training and completing the course itself. It is a comprehensive and supportive guide to help you decide whether teaching is the career for you, and to what you can expect in the job. Chapters include: - What is a teacher? - The good news about teaching - working with children - Routes to qualified teacher status and how to choose the right one for you - Help with study skills, including essay writing, organisation and record-keeping - How to survive your teaching placements - Developing your professionalism - Coping with the bad news - teacher workload, bureaucracy and stress - How to get your first job Written in an engaging and humorous - but above all, supportive - style, the book is essential pre-course reading for prospective student teachers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412945080
ISBN-10: 1412945089
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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