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Professionalism and the Post-Performative Teacher: New Teachers Reflect on Autonomy and Accountability in the English School System
This study explores the developing professional identity of a new generation of teachers, largely educated during the growth era of ‘performative schooling’ of the 1990s.The article draws specifically on the English experience of reforms in the management of schools and teacher education. The author concludes that these teachers are aware of the potential conflicts between the demands of accountability and the desire for autonomy, but are generally comfortable with the balance they feel able to strike between these.
Updated: Jul. 01, 2013
The schools' inspection regime in England has shifted in recent decades from a focus on external assessment of practice to a scrutiny of external data and schools' self-evaluation.It was culminated in a normative system based on self-surveillance by school senior managers. This model of inspection is now being extended to providers of initial teacher education. A qualitative analysis of this template demonstrates its attempt to normalize and manage the development of initial teacher education programs.
Updated: Nov. 09, 2009