New teachers in an urban comprehensive school

learning in partnership

Publisher: Trentham Books in Stoke on Trent

Written in English
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  • Urban schools -- England,
  • Mentoring in education -- England,
  • High school teaching -- England

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-169) and index.

Statementedited by Ruth Heilbronn and Crispin Jones.
ContributionsHeilbronn, Ruth., Jones, Crispin.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18715462M
ISBN 10185856056X

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How beginning teachers should be prepared for working in urban schools is a contentious issue. This work examines this issue in relation to practice in a successful urban comprehensive school in North London which has played a pioneering role in school-based training.

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For all these reasons, the task of uplifting urban students in a comprehensive inner-city high school. Chronic turnover among new teachers is particularly alarming, with up to 23% of public school teachers leaving within their first five years of teaching—14% migrating to other schools and 9% leaving the profession altogether (Keigher, ).This “revolving door” (Ingersoll, ) is exacerbated by new teachers being placed in the hardest-to-staff schools situated in high-poverty, urban Cited by: Program Overview.

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