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Teachers' Worlds and Work: understanding complexity, building quality

Day, Christopher



Understanding what influences the quality of teachers’ work across a career is key to building and sustaining their on-going commitment and effectiveness. Teachers’ Worlds and Work provides a new, research-informed consideration of key elements which independently and together influence teachers' work and lives: policy and workplace conditions, teacher professionalism, identity, emotions, commitment and resilience, types of professional learning and development, and the importance of the contribution to these made by high-quality leadership. In bringing these elements together, the book provides new, detailed and holistic understandings of their influence and suggests ways of building and sustaining teachers' abilities and willingness to teach to their best and well over their careers. This groundbreaking text will be essential reading for teacher educators, teachers, head teachers and academics.


Day, C. (2017). Teachers' Worlds and Work: understanding complexity, building quality. Taylor & Francis (Routledge).

Book Type Authored Book
Online Publication Date Jul 14, 2017
Publication Date Jun 29, 2017
Deposit Date Aug 20, 2018
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
ISBN 9781138048591
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