Teachers on Film

Changing Representations of Teaching in Popular Cinema from Mr. Chips to Jamie Fitzpatrick
  • Tony Brown
Part of the Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education book series (TRANS, volume 95)


Films are an important means of conveying cultural and political stories of the times. In their narrative construction and storytelling they create a public pedagogy. For hooks (1996), “cinema assumes a pedagogical role in the lives of many people. It may not be the intent of a film-maker to teach audiences anything, but that does not mean that lessons are not learned” (pp. 2–3).


Public Education Motion Picture Charter School Teacher Union Public Education System 
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  • Tony Brown
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  1. 1.Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & MathsUniversity of CanberraCanada

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