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'Bringing out the best in people': teacher training and the 'real' teacher

Burgess, Hilary and Carter, Bob (1992). 'Bringing out the best in people': teacher training and the 'real' teacher. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 13(3) pp. 349–359.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0142569920130304
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Abstract

This paper explores the ways in which student teachers position themselves as teachers in primary classrooms. It focuses upon one discourse in primary teaching, which we have called the 'real teacher' discourse, and argues that it is mainly in terms of this that students come to understand 'being a teacher'.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0142-5692
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 12894
Depositing User: Hilary Burgess
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2009 07:07
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:18
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/12894
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