1st Edition

Increasing Competence Through Collaborative Problem-Solving Using Insight Into Social and Emotional Factors in Children's Learning

By Gerda Hanko Copyright 1999
    176 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    180 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    First Published in 1999. This book is about the use of a specific collaborative problem-solving approach as part of a Continuing Professional Development policy. Collaborative staff development programmes - now envisaged in a DofE (1998) Programme of Action - can assist teachers in responding more appropriately, as an integral part of their daily professional task, to the learning needs of pupils with emotional and behavioural problems.

    Part I Enriching the Learning Environment for Pupils and Teachers: Maximising Existing Expertise; Chapter 1 Social and Emotional Factors as Aspects of Cognition; Chapter 2 Collaborative Consultation; Chapter 3 Teachers Using Collaborative Consultation in their Schools: Examples of Case Discussions; Part II Continuing Professional Development: A Framework; Chapter 4 The Meetings: Conceptual Bases and Focus Points; Chapter 5 The Curriculum: Finding Opportunities to Attend to Children’s Emotional and Social Realities in Support of their Learning; Chapter 6 The Home and the School: Collaboration with Parents; Chapter 7 Cooperation Between Institutions and Services: Crossing Professional Boundaries; Part III Collaborative Staff Development: Guidelines and Tasks; Chapter 8 Developing Collaborative Problem-Solving: Roles and Tasks of Staff Development Tutors; Chapter 9 Continuing Professional Development: Ongoing Support for Developing a Consultative Role; Chapter 10 Promoting a Coordinated Staff Development Structure: A Summary;


    Gerda Hanko