The Trainee Teachers' Survival Guide Paperback

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The Trainee Teachers' Survival Guide

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Hazel Bennett writes engagingly and informatively about the things that really matter when you're training to be a teacher. Covering all the practicalities - from choosing the right course and getting into your first-choice college, through to finding the right teaching post for you and juggling a life with your new career - her advice is realistic and down-to-earth. Creative suggestions for planning mock lessons at college and strategies for surviving the dreaded TP are included, as are tips for passing the obligatory literacy, numeracy and ICT tests. Quite simply the ultimate survival manual for trainees everywhere. This new edition is more accessible than ever and contains the latest professional standards.

1. Preparation for Training
- Why be a teacher?
- Choosing the right course
- The right college or university
- Funding
Part 2: Getting onto the course
- Think ahead
- The interview
- The pre-course placement
Part 3: Getting through the Course
Part 1: In college
- Freshers' week
- Lectures
- Essays
- Assignments and projects
- Mock-up lessons in college
- Exams
Part 2: Teaching Practice
- The preparation
- Different formats for teaching practice
- Easing yourself in the school
- And now down to the business of the jon
- Being a reflective practitioner
- Coping with Ofsted while on teaching practice
- Parents' consultation evenings
- The post-mortem
- Getting organised for the future
Part 3: Professional standards for qualified teacher status
4: The Side Issues
- Stress management
- Balancing the course and family life
5: Getting Ready for the Real World
- Finding your first job
- Supply teaching in your school at the end of the summer term
The directory
- Abbreviations and acronyms
- Teachers' unions and associations
- Supply teaching agencies
- Suggested further reading and bibliography

Hazel Bennett is a teacher with over 30 years' experience in primary, secondary, special, inner-city and suburban schools. She is the author of the best-selling 'Ultimate Teacher's Guide'.

The Trainee Teachers' Survival Guide by Hazel Bennett was published by Continuum in March 2009 and is our 17233rd best seller. The ISBN for The Trainee Teachers' Survival Guide is 9781847060563.

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Details for The Trainee Teachers' Survival Guide

Page last updated 20th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherContinuum (March 2009)
Edition2nd Revised edition
Number of Pages192
Thickness15 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code1785557
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