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.
|Title of host publication||Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education |
|Editors||Gerald Griggs, Kirsten Petrie|
|Place of Publication||Abingdon, Oxon|
|Number of pages||12|
|ISBN (Print)||9781138682344, 9780367896904|
|Publication status||Published - 27 Nov 2017|
|Name||Routledge International Handbooks|