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Description - Successful Teaching Placement by Jane A. Medwell

School placements can be anxious and uncertain experiences for trainee teachers, and even for those with previous classroom experience a new school environment can be intimidating. This book is full of invaluable advice and practical suggestions that will help trainees prepare for, enjoy and make the most of this experience. It deals with the full range of issues, from finding out about the placement school to managing difficult behaviour on placement. This second edition is linked to the 2007 Standards for QTS and reflects recent documents and initiatives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844450916
ISBN-10: 1844450910
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 171mm x 9mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Learning Matters Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jane A. Medwell

Jane Medwell taught in primary schools in Cardiff and South Devon, before moving into teacher education. She has lectured at the Universities of Cardiff, Plymouth and the College of St Mark and St John, and is currently Director of Teacher Education and Associate Professor at the University of Warwick. Her research and writing has covered areas such as the teaching of writing and the use of electronic books to teach reading. More recently she has begun a major research programme exploring the teaching of handwriting, and has begun a unique programme of teacher education in primary Modern Foreign Languages. She is fluent in French and Russian, and is learning Chinese.