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New teachers as learners : a model of early professional development

McNally, Jim and Blake, Allan (2008) New teachers as learners : a model of early professional development. In: Teaching and Learning Research Briefing. T.L.R.P.. ISBN 978-0-85473-841-0

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Abstract

This project was designed to improve the learning of new teachers by developing a research-based, practical model of early professional learning. In addition to detailing the main part of the learning process that statutory standards neglect, the research implies that existing standards should be differentially weighted to reflect the multidimensional development process we have identified. In so doing, we have shown that it is possible to 'connect the conflicting' experience and standard through a more sophisticated recognition of early professional learning.