In-service teachers' practice of learning to teach, the theory of practice architectures and further education-based teacher education classes in England


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Author: Powell, David


This paper uses the theories of practice architectures and learning to teach to study in-service teachers' practice of learning to [teach] within a further education (FE)-based initial teacher education (ITE) [class] at one further education college (FEC) in England. It seeks to answer two research questions: How do in-service teachers learn how to teach within teacher education classes at a general FE college in England? What site-based factors shape the in-service teachers' practice of learning to teach? Using an action research methodology, the researcher, a university-based teacher...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Vocational teachers; Professional development; Workplace learning; Workplace education and training; Learning process; Pedagogics; Action research

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2020

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Journal volume: 18

Journal number: 1

Journal date: April 2020

Pages: pp. 8-21

ISSN: 1448-0220, 2204-0544 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 142.708

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