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The professional code of the General Teaching Council lists eight new standards, each of them analysed here in detail using questions and activities to describe what trainee teachers need to know, understand and demonstrate as they work towards Qualified Teacher Status. Each of the eight standards cover the following issues:
This practical and jargon-free guide features an extensive range of examples and suggestions for further reading, designed to help those in their early professional development.
1. Professional Values and Practices in Teaching 2.The Professional Ethics of Teachers 3. Expectations, Diversity and Achievement 4. Values in the Classroom 5. Professional Relationships with Parents and Pupils 6. Professional Relationships with Colleagues 7. The Community of the School 8. Personal and Professional Development 9. Professional Responsibilities