1st Edition

The Emotional Experience of Learning and Teaching

    194 Pages
    by Routledge

    176 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book aims to heighten the awareness of the emotional factors which enter into the process of learning and teaching. It is based on the work done by the authors with a group of teachers who attended the Tavistock Clinic for a course called Aspects of Counselling in education.

    Foreword -- Introduction -- Beginnings -- Hopeful and fearful expectations -- Learning to understand the nature of relationships -- Aspects of the student’s relationship to the teacher -- Aspects of the teacher’s relationship to the student -- Emotional aspects of learning -- Understanding the individual child in the classroom -- Idealised relationships -- Denigratory relationships -- Helpful relationships -- Work with families and professional colleagues -- The teacher’s relationship with the pupils’ families -- The teacher’s relationship with other professional workers -- Endings -- Different kinds of endings


    Elsie Osborne, Isca Salzberger-Wittenberg, Gianna Williams