Deprivatisation of practice: Perhaps this should be what Tristram Hunt wants?

From bterziyski, who wastes no time converting theory to practice.


I attended the 2nd of 3 sessions on “Shifting Practice” in Enfield today. I arrived and sat with a teacher who I’d shared a table with at the 1st session. He proceeded to inform me that he’d taken an idea I’d mentioned in the previous session, introduced it at a team meeting in his school where it had been adopted with enthusiasm. He then explained that he believed that this had helped with an internal interview and his subsequent appointment to SLT.

Later in the meeting he decided to share this with the whole group. The course leader described this to us as the “deprivatisation* of practice”. I had not heard this term before but have since googled it and found some mention “out there”. It does, however, describe what many of us often find from training – that we gain a huge amount from talking about our…

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More Teacher Training Blogposts

From Chris J Read, blogposts relating to Teacher Training.

Reform Teacher Training

I’ve found most of these blogposts related to ITT via the excellent Education Echo Chamber. Please let me know of others you’ve read and enjoyed.

(a re-blog here doesn’t necessarily imply that I agree with the argument made)

Kris Boulton: Festival of Education 2014

Clio et Cetera: 90% of teacher training should be subject-specific

Consider Ed: Should we review the impact of radical unpredictability in ITE?

David Didau: What is (or isn’t) language doing in PGCE?

e=mc2andallthat: All I Really Need To Know About Teaching I Learned On My PGCE

Guild HE: Carter and the Unstoppable Teach First Machine

John Howson:  Should trainees bring benefits as well as costs?

Mark Quinn: Why we are in the PGCE game.

Radical History: Cuts to PGCE places – the most significant threat to profession yet

The Secret PGCE 

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