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Palgrave Studies in Gender and Education

Gender, Management and Leadership in Initial Teacher Education

Managing to Survive in the Education Marketplace?

Authors: Thompson, Barbara

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  • Highlights the prevalent position of women within teacher education
  • Examines a range of positive and negative experiences faced by women managers in teacher education
  • Draws on case studies from a variety of women in the United Kingdom
  • Emphasises the difference in approaches between individuals to the challenges and dilemmas in their educational workplaces 
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This book highlights the difficulties that women working as managers and leaders in initial teacher education face. Teacher education is at the forefront of education reforms and yet little is known about the professional lives of those who work within it. Whereas many women are moving into positions of authority in teacher training, some existing women managers are being marginalized within new internally differentiated layers of managerial structures. Yet other female managers, mainly new appointees, seem to endorse the discourses associated with new managerialist practices. Simultaneously some women who manage in teacher training are engaged in a struggle for survival individually and professionally. In the main, men seem to be missing from authority positions and will conclude that, in the current climate, the management of teacher training is ‘no job for a man’.

About the authors

Barbara Thompson is Principal Lecturer in the Institute of Education at the University of Chichester, UK. She was Programme Leader for Chichester’s PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) Primary Programme and later the MA (Education) Programme. Barbara publishes in the field of gender and has a PhD in Gender, Management and Leadership in Initial Teacher Education.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-49051-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-49050-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gender, Management and Leadership in Initial Teacher Education
Book Subtitle
Managing to Survive in the Education Marketplace?
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Gender and Education
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-49051-3
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-49051-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-49050-6
Series ISSN
2524-6445
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 285
Number of Illustrations
1 illustrations in colour
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