The Professional Life Cycles of Teachers

Webinar - Replay
Tessa Woodward

What is the professional life cycle model of teachers? Tessa Woodward introduced it and looked at what themes tend, typically, to emerge for teachers at different times in their career. It will be of interest to anybody teaching - whether you have been in the job three months or are a teacher trainer of 40 years standing!

Further Reading List

  • Erikson, E (1959) The problem of ego identity…mentioned in
  • Gardner, H (1999) “The enigma of Erik Erikson” in The New York Review of Books June 24th
  • Huberman, M (1985) “What knowledge is of most worth to teachers?” in Teaching and Teacher Education Vol.1/3.
  • Huberman, M (1989) “The professional life cycles of teachers” in Teachers’ College Record Vol. 91/1 Fall.
  • Jarvis, J (1991) “Perspectives on the in-service needs of NNS teachers of English to young learners” in The Teacher Trainer Vol.5/1.
  • Sikes, P (1985) “The life cycle of the teacher” in Teachers’ Lives and Careers edited by Ball, S & I, Goodson. Falmer / Open University Press. (Woodward, T. 2013)
  • The Beloit College Mindset List

File type: mp4

6 Feb 2013 15:00

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