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On becoming a primary school headteacher

Sue Johnson

On becoming a primary school headteacher

an action research project.

by Sue Johnson

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Published .
Written in English


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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Didsbury School of Education.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20740090M

To teach in NSW public schools, you will need to complete teacher education studies at a recognised Australian teacher education institution. Get the latest information in your inbox News is a quarterly e-newsletter and JobFeed is a weekly listing of teaching jobs in NSW public schools. series of written documents like books and syllabi. This definition is the general understanding of the public. Over time, many writers in the field have defined curriculum as a set of school experiences. This definition is larger than simply “subjects,” and includes what school people refer to as extracurricular activities. Lunch, play.

The main clue about the quality of this book is the lack of references at the back. This is essentially one man's opinion of what being a successful deputy head teacher entails - based on his own view of what 'successful' s: 3. You can become a headteacher after working as a teacher in a school. You'll also need several years' experience as a senior manager or deputy head. You can take professional development training to help with this. For example, the National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership and the National Professional Qualification for Headship.

  I bought this book as the author is my daughter's headteacher! I also bought it for my parents to read who are a retired headteacher & teacher. They found the book very interesting as it is relevant to their line of work, I found the book interesting to a certain extent, but there were parts of it I did not understand not being a teacher s: 8. With experience, you could become a specialist leader of education, supporting teachers in other schools. You could be a curriculum leader, deputy head and headteacher, or move into private tuition. There are also opportunities to teach overseas in international schools.


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