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Breakdown : the facts about stress in teaching

Author: John Cosgrove
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeFarmer, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Between 1989 and 1999 half the teachers in England and Wales quit their posts. By the late 1990s more than six thousand teachers a year were retiring early on the grounds of ill health. In recent years hardly a school in the country has not lost at least one teacher because of a 'nervous breakdown'." "Breakdown looks at what is happening in teaching today: why breakdowns have become so common, what it means to
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Cosgrove
ISBN: 0415231965 9780415231961
OCLC Number: 123102577
Description: xiv, 162 pages : 1 illustration ; 20 cm
Contents: Breakdown; stress; teaching and stress; all change; the impossible task; the cost; handling the crisis; the future.
Other Titles: Facts about stress in teaching
Responsibility: John Cosgrove.

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Breakdown looks at what is happening in teaching today. Why breakdowns have become so common, what it means to suffer a breakdown, and the consequences of this epidemic for schools and children.  Read more...

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