Mentoring Teachers in the Primary School: A Practical Guide

Kristy Howells (Editor), Julia Lawrence (Editor), Judith Roden (Editor)

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Mentoring Teachers in the Primary School helps mentors of trainee and newly qualified primary school teachers to both develop their own mentoring skills and provide the essential guidance their beginning teachers need as they navigate the roller-coaster of the first years in the classroom. Offering tried and tested strategies based on the best research, it covers the knowledge, skills and understanding every mentor needs.

Together with tools for self-evaluation, this book is a vital source of support and inspiration for all those involved in developing the next generation of outstanding teachers. Key topics for primary mentors include:

the role of the mentor,

mentoring relationships,

mentoring in specialist areas,

mentoring development.

Filled with guidance to support mentors’ own development, as well as the development of beginning primary teachers, Mentoring Teachers in the Primary School is a vital guide for mentors of primary school teachers, both trainee and newly qualified, with ready-to-use strategies that support and inspire mentors.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages296
ISBN (Electronic)9780429424199
ISBN (Print)9781138389076, 9781138389069
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes


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