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Achieving Outstanding on your Teaching Placement
Early Years and Primary School-based Training



September 2011 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Making a success of your teaching placement is a vital part of achieving qualified teacher status (QTS). With a focus on practical strategies and closely referenced to OfSTED, this book provides essential guidance on how to translate the 'outstanding' criteria into practice.

The authors break down the OfSTED criteria so that you can easily identify the skills and knowledge you need to make the most of your placements.

Packed with case studies, practical tasks and links to the QTS standards, the book is structured around:

" developing professional knowledge

" planning

" how to be an outstanding teacher

" classroom management

" teamwork

" assessment

" Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This book will help trainees make the difficult jump from 'good' to achieving a Grade 1 'outstanding' on their placements.

Jonathan Glazzard is Course Leader BA (Hons) in Early Primary Education at the University of Huddersfield. Jane Stokoe is Foundation Stage and KS1 leader, SENCO and Assistant Headteacher at Hoyland Springwood Primary School, Barnsley.

 
Outstanding Professional Attributes
 
Acknowledgements
 
About the Authors
 
Table of Acronyms
 
Glossary of Key Terms
 
Introduction
 
Professional Attributes
 
Professional Knowledge and Understanding
 
Planning for Teaching and Learning
 
Outstanding Teaching
 
Assessment for Learning
 
Team Work
 
Classroom Management
 
Pursuing Your Own Professional Development
 
Organising Your Files
 
Going beyond the Standards
 
Developing Your Own Professional Identity
 
Appendix - List of QTS Standard by Chapter
 
References

a useful book, focusing on developing professional knowledge on teaching, stucturing organising and managing the using practical strategies and guidance on how to transfer the "outstanding criteria" into practice needed in clinical placements

Dr Praxoulla Rameshwar
FHSCS, Kingston University
November 1, 2011

Vital to add challenge and to move students on: accessible and interesting; just what we have been waiting for!

Dr Liane Purnell
Department of Education, Newman College
October 18, 2011
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