Teacher educators in primary physical education

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This chapter provides an overview of the role of the teacher educator within the context of primary physical education. It focuses on how as a teacher educator can support beginner teachers and other colleagues through their early professional development. The chapter also focuses on how teacher itself can develop as a teacher educator through personal reflection and professional development to ensure that their remain up to date with changes in educational practice. It describes how teacher role as a teacher educator may development over time. E. White and S. Jarvis suggest that the key roles undertaken by teacher educators consist of "the preparation, leading, facilitation and evaluation of a multiplicity of activities". The British Council identify within their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework for teacher educators a need for those engaged in these activities to develop knowledge skills and understanding across three key areas.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoutledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education
EditorsGerald Griggs, Kirsten Petrie
Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781315545257
ISBN (Print)9781138682344, 9780367896904
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2017
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameRoutledge International Handbooks


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