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Author Johnson, Bruce, 1951 August 6- author

Title Promoting early career teacher resilience : a socio-cultural and critical guide to action / Bruce Johnson, Barry Down, Rosie Le Cornu, Judy Peters, Anna Sullivan, Jane Pearce and Janet Hunter
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2016


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Description xiv, 149 pages ; 24 cm
Series Teacher quality and school development series.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- 2.Critically reconceptualising early career teacher resilience -- 3.Participatory policy work -- 4.Reframing the nature of early career teachers' work -- 5.Reshaping school cultures for democracy and empowerment -- 6.When the personal is political: Contradictions and paradoxes in the relational work of early career teachers -- 7.Agent for change or problem child? The struggle for a satisfying identity in the early years of teaching -- 8.The personal, professional and political challenges involved in mobilising knowledge about early career teacher resilience -- 9.Conclusion
Summary This book details the stories of 60 graduate teachers are documented as they grapple with some of the most persistent and protracted personal & professional struggles facing teachers. Narratives emerge detailing feelings of frustration, disillusionment and even outrage as they struggle with the complexity, intensity and immediacy of life in schools
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Postgraduate
Notes Text in English
Subject Down, Barry, author
Pearce, Jane, author
Peters, Judy, author
Sullivan, Anna, author
Le Cornu, Rosie, author
Hunter, Janet, author
First year teachers.
Teachers -- Training of.
Teachers -- Job stress.
Teachers -- Psychology.
Resilience (Personality trait)
Author Hunter, Janet, author
Down, Barry, 1953- author
Pearce, Jane, author
Peters, Judy, author
Sullivan, Anna, author
Le Cornu, Rosie, author
LC no. 2015006618
ISBN 9781138817371 (hardback)
1138817376 (hardback)
9781138817388 (paperback)
1138817384 (paperback)