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Achieving your Masters in Teaching and Learning

Achieving your Masters in Teaching and Learning

February 2010 | 192 pages | Learning Matters
This book is for all those taking the Masters in Teaching and Learning (MTL). The contents reflect the units of this new qualification, building on Initial Teacher Training, deepening and broadening professional understanding and skills while addressing individual teacher needs. Chapters cover core topics such as developing pedagogy, assessment for learning, special educational needs and behaviour. The book provides invaluable support for beginning teachers as they manage their professionally based, postgraduate learning, including guidance on critical thinking, reflective practice and research skills, and is clearly linked to the newly developed framework of Professional Standards for Teachers.

About the Masters in Teaching and Learning
Part One Phase 1 - Developing
Getting started on your MTL
Part Two Phase 2 - Broadening and embedding
Content area 1: Teaching, learning and assessing
Content area 2: Subject knowledge, curriculum and curriculum development
Content area 3: Child development, inclusion and behaviour
Content area 4: Leadership, management and working with others
Part Three Phase 3 - Deepening
Phase 3: The final phase
End words
Appendix 1: Professional standards mapped for progression by content area
Appendix 2: QAA guide to master's-level qualifications

highly recommended

Mr Vernon Ambris
Health and Social Care , East Berkshire College
December 10, 2014

A good beginners guide to a masters course in teaching. includes modules likely to be in such courses and basic advice and support.

Mrs Michelle Grainger
Sheffield Centre, LifeSkills
September 29, 2014

A well written book. It covers the basics required when completing an M.A.

Mrs Cheryl Hine
Teacher Training, Leeds City College
April 26, 2013

This is for a future course, that does not have students on it currently, however it is an interesting informative read with lots of clear direction.

Mrs Kelly Giordano
Higher education, Accrington & Rossendale College
January 18, 2013

Probably needs updating in view of government changes, or re-writing.

Still many useful ideas here, for trainee teachers as well as NQTs.

Some interesting case studies.

Dr Sue Howarth
Institute of Education, Worcester University
January 30, 2012

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