Search results for: Leitch Ruth
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Masks as Self-study. Challenging and Sustaining Teachers’ Personal and Professional Personae in Early–mid Career Life Phases
The article illuminates three early–mid career teachers’ self-study inquiries, focusing on mask work. Through mask inquiries, the teachers constructed, deconstructed and disclosed to themselves narratives of personal/professional identity. Subsequent improvisation with their masks is shown to engage teachers emotionally with tensions and dissonances within and between their various personae and personal, professional and political contexts at each of their respective career life phases.
Updated: Oct. 17, 2010
This article traces some of the systemic challenges and opportunities for educational research capacity building that arise from Northern Ireland being uniquely positioned as a small polity. It also critically appraises how initiatives elsewhere to build capacity in teacher education, while providing valuable exemplars, are unlikely to transfer readily to this context.
Updated: Nov. 09, 2009