Informed teaching is built upon a clear understanding of a wide range of professional issues. Reflective Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School offers a comprehensive overview of core teaching topics designed as an essential companion textbook for professional studies modules on secondary initial teacher education courses. Offering a critically engaged examination of practical and theoretical topics in order to encourage deeper reflection on what underpins good teaching practice, this second edition has been carefully updated to provide a contemporary introduction to secondary education. New to this edition: " A new chapter on diversity, social justice and global issues in teaching " A new chapter on pastoral and tutorial roles " Improved coverage of developing critical thinking skills in the classroom " Masters-level critical reading tasks in every chapter " Awareness of recent developments in education policy This is indispensable reading for anyone training to teach in secondary education including postgraduate (PGCE, SCITT) and employment-based routes into teaching, and particularly relevant for those on M-level programmes.
A companion website including activities and exemplar material can be found out: www.sagepub.co.uk/dymoke Sue Dymoke is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Leicester.