Professional Identity Development through Incidental Learning

Since the early 1990s there has been a persistent drive towards professionalising the education sector, with a particular focus on those responsible for teaching the post-fourteen age group. This shift towards recognition of the sector in terms of the professionals who teach within it has led to con...

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Author / Creator: Turner, Amanda. (Author,
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic eBook
Edition:1st ed. 2021.
Imprint: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.
Online Access:Available in Springer Education eBooks 2021 English/International.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. An Historical Account of Teacher Education in the FE and Skills Sector
  • 2. Developing Professional Identity of Teachers in the FE and Skills Sector
  • 3. A Theoretical Framework for Incidental Learning
  • 4. Methodological Approach
  • 5. Incidental Learning Through Disjuncture
  • 6. The Role of the Mentor and the Wider Team
  • 7. Teacher Professional Development Through Incidental Learning.