010051 Beginning Teaching: Surviving and Thriving6cp; 2hpw
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The subject addresses some of the challenges that beginning teachers meet in their first years of teaching including: interactions with parents; membership of the wider school community; collegial and professional interactions; and management of professional roles and responsibilities. Students explore strategies that assist them to thrive, rather than merely survive, as beginning teachers. The hidden curriculum of the primary school is examined as a means of equipping students with a repertoire of skills that facilitate a smooth transition to becoming a professional primary school teacher.
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