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A Masters level profession? The mid-course views of PGCE trainee teachers

Creasor, Claire, ESCalate (Education Subject Centre of the Higher Education Academy), corp creator. (2008) A Masters level profession? The mid-course views of PGCE trainee teachers.

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Claire Creasor from Edge Hill University shares her paper on Masters level with us. This complements the M level PGCE research carried out at the University of Cumbria and looks at the perceptions of students at a point mid-way through their course. It forms part of the ESCalate Help Directory for Teacher Educators. Teaching is on course to become a Masters level profession. The introduction of M-level PGCE programmes and Government ambitions for a Masters degree in Teaching and Learning (MTL) as a future target for all teaching staff, combine to paint a picture of a profession that is undergoing major professional change. Much of the success of such initiatives will depend upon the viewpoints of the trainees completing PGCE courses and entering the teaching workforce over the next five years. The findings of this study present a mixed picture

Item Type: Document from Web
Publisher: ESCalate
Uncontrolled Keywords: Qualifications,Postgraduates ,Teaching
Depositing User: escalate
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2011 10:16
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2012 08:32
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