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Exploring professionalism

Author: Bryan Cunningham
Publisher: London : Institute of Education, University of London, 2008.
Series: Bedford Way papers, 33.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Exploring key issues in professional life such as how we define ourselves, how we learn as professionals, and what impact current changes and challenges are having on the nature of professional work,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Cunningham
ISBN: 9780854738052 0854738053
OCLC Number: 228374286
Description: xxiii, 214 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Consciousness in transition : the experience of doctoral study / Deborah Andrews and Christine Edwards --
Some historical perspectives on professionalism / David Crook --
Changing modes of teacher professionalism : traditional, managerial, collaborative and democratic / Geoff Whitty --
Performativity, privatisation, professionals and the state / Stephen J. Ball --
Ethical issues in professional life / Ingrid Lunt --
The micropolitics of professionalism : power and collective identities in higher education / Louise Morley --
The challenges of widening participation for professional identities and practices / Penny Jane Burke --
The imaginative professional / Sally Power --
Critical incidents in professional life and learning / Bryan Cunningham --
Critical professionalism in an age of supercomplexity / Ronald Barnett.
Series Title: Bedford Way papers, 33.
Responsibility: edited by Bryan Cunningham ; foreword by David Watson.
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The inclusion of this title in core or recommended reading lists for academic courses focussing on professional learning is worthy of consideration. -- Dr June Mitchell, University of Strathclyde Read more...

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