This seminar considers the contested concepts of professionalism and professional knowledge, the diverse ways in which they are conceptualised by teachers and the implications of workforce remodelling and new roles in schools for conceptions of professionalism and professional knowledge.
Seminar 3 Programme Details
Seminar 3 Abstracts
Chris Winch & Lorraine Foreman-Peck: ‘What do we mean by teachers' professionalism and professional knowledge? How useful are these concepts?'
Helen Colley & David James: ‘Un-becoming tutors: towards a dynamic notion of professional participation'
Jon Nixon: ‘Good Teachers? The integrity of academic practice'
Jacquie Nunn: ‘Remodelling the workforce: implications for teacher expertise and professional preparation'
Michael Young: ‘The assault on professional knowledge'
Seminar 3 Report