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Is teaching still a profession?

Is teaching still a profession? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Updated 07 Mar 2014
Have tablets on every lap and whiteboards on every wall replaced the need for professional teachers? Not so fast, says Peter Twining.

World Class Films - Teachers Beyond Borders

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World Class Films - Teachers Beyond Borders Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Aug 2012
Introducing Teachers Beyond Borders, a non-profit organisation passionate about boosting literacy and teaching standards for children with special...

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Learning to teach

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Learning to teach
Masters Level Duration 20 hours Updated 26 Mar 2014
This course, which comprises four study units, is aimed at people who are considering training to be teachers, student teachers, newly qualified...

Learning to teach: An introduction to classroom research

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Learning to teach: An introduction to classroom research
Masters Level Duration 5 hours Updated 25 Feb 2014
This is the fourth of four units which comprise the course 'Learning to teach'. Undertaking classroom research is seen as an effective form of CPD....

Learning to teach: Making sense of learning to teach

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Masters Level Duration 5 hours Updated 25 Feb 2014
This is the first of four units which comprise the course 'Learning to teach'. This unit draws on what we know about how people learn to become...