publication . Bachelor thesis . 2019

Where do teachers teach? : Choice strategies developed by Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) in Greater Manchester

Heywood, Philippa;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2019
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
The tools of Pierre Bourdieu are garnered in the present study to examine the mechanisms behind choice strategies employed by secondary NQTs when choosing where to teach. 10 Semi-structured interviews, supported by 50 survey responses, form a qualitative foundation, delivering detailed personal narratives which offer a unique insight in to the career trajectories envisioned by the most recent cohort of trainee teachers. Administrative data on secondary schools, with a geographical focus on the area of Greater Manchester, forms a backdrop of the job market, and highlights a concurrent and historical North/South divide which continues to segregate communities, sch...
Subjects
free text keywords: habitus, capital, space, spatial geography, early career teachers, Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology), Sociologi (exklusive socialt arbete, socialpsykologi och socialantropologi)
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