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General Teaching Council : Cassell Education - John Sayer

General Teaching Council

Cassell Education

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Published: 1st December 1999
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There is no doubt that the introduction of a General Teaching Council (GTC) is a major event in educational history. It has implications for every aspect of teaching as a career and affects every teacher. John Sayer explains in detail the importance of the General Teaching Council to such central issues as: professional ethics, expectations and discipline; the morale, status, recruitment and retention of teachers; the qualification, training and development of teachers; the nature, organization and procedures of the teaching profession; and the links between the GTC and other organizations, especially government and unions.
Throughout the study the author is careful to inter-relate developments in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

Abbreviations and Acronyms
Introducing the GTC
Introductionp. 3
The Council Comes to Lifep. 9
How the GTC Has Come About
A Backclothp. 19
The UCET-hosted Initiative 1983-90p. 28
GTC (England and Wales): From Agreement to Activity 1990-91p. 38
Foreshadowing the Statutory GTCp. 51
Changing Contexts 1991-94p. 62
Towards Legislation 1995-97p. 83
Issues for the New GTC
Creating and Carrying Out the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998p. 95
Teacher Supply, Retention, Morale, Social Standing and Public Imagep. 116
Professional Inductionp. 126
The GTC, the 1998 Green Paper and the European Dimensionp. 144
Recognition of Professional Status and Agreed Professional Ethicsp. 157
Not to Conclude - Pursuing the Futurep. 167
Documentationp. 177
Bibliographyp. 183
Name Indexp. 189
Subject Indexp. 191
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ISBN: 9780304705627
ISBN-10: 0304705624
Series: Cassell Education
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 1st December 1999
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.54 x 17.02  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 1