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How Do Teacher Educators Prepare Trainees for Disruptive Classes?

  • Mervyn Lebor
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Abstract

This chapter examines how teacher educators approach training teachers to prepare them for working within the post-school sector in terms of dealing with disruptive students. The focus is again on empirical research to explore what teacher educators say about the training they offer. Do they teach specific theorists or particular strategies? Is there a module devoted to behaviour management on their training courses? In fact, some courses do offer single modules on this topic, but every institution researched here (bar my own) embedded behaviour management into other areas of their teaching course.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mervyn Lebor
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  1. 1.Leeds City CollegeLeedsUK

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