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How to Challenge the System and Become a Better Teacher
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How to Challenge the System and Become a Better Teacher

  • Scott Buckler - Independent Academic, Teacher, Chartered Psychologist


September 2021 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
 

This book empowers you to seek a deeper perspective on the education system and to develop as a critically informed teacher able to challenge the status quo appropriately – without losing your job!

It focuses on the need to engage with research, to reflect critically and question your own teaching practice, so you don’t get stuck in bad or ineffective routines and can develop personally and professionally as a confident, versatile educator.

Key topics include:

·        Understanding the pressure points in today’s education system

·        Developing your own educational philosophy

·        Reading and critiquing research to sharpen your thinking

·        How to make change happen

Scott Buckler is a teacher, a Chartered Psychologist and has recently become a Chartered Teacher.


 
PART 1 Anarchy in Education: Perspectives and Practice
 
Chapter 1: What is Anarchy?
 
Chapter 2: An Anarchist Critique of Education
 
Chapter 3: The Purification of Education – A Quiet Revolution
 
Chapter 4: Educational Anarchy in Practice
 
Chapter 5: Philosophy, Values and Visions
 
Chapter 6: Perspectives on Education
 
PART 2 The Anarchist Educator: Making the Change
 
Chapter 7: Reading & Critiquing
 
Chapter 8: Challenging and Changing the System
 
Chapter 9: Anarchy in Action
 
Chapter 10: Ten Guiding Principles for the Educational Anarchist