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
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...
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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