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Testing Teachers: The effect of school inspections on primary teachers

Jeffrey, Bob and Woods, Peter (1998). Testing Teachers: The effect of school inspections on primary teachers. London: Routledge.

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Since the 1992 Education Act inaugurated national arrangements for inspection, schools have operated within an 'inspection climate' which pervades every aspect of school life on a continual basis. The significance of OFSTED inspections cannot be overestimated. They are often the most challenging, searching, uncompromising and stressful events teacher have ever experienced. What effects do they have on teachers and their work, on their self and role, and on school policy and ethos? Drawing on case studies from contrasting primary schools over a three- year period, this book reveals how OFSTED inspections were received within primary schools. It meets the need for detailed, rigorous research into inspections and their effects on teachers.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 1998 Routledge
ISBN: 0-7507-0786-0, 978-0-7507-0786-2
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 20305
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Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2010 11:22
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:49
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