Welcome to the School Placement eBook.
This eBook offers an opportunity to hear from a range of individuals on their experiences of school placement. The narratives in this eBook offer practical insights and innovative approaches and have a particular focus on the importance of collaboration for all stakeholders. Capturing the voices of student teachers, co-operating teachers, principals, and School Placement Tutors and Directors, the eBook presents detailed perspectives on roles and responsibilities, as well as the many opportunities for learning that school placement offers. The eBook also offers the public an opportunity to become more informed about school placement, the rationale for same, and indeed, the importance of effective school placement in initial teacher education.
You may wish to dip in and out of each chapter, browse the video clips in each one, or make your way through the content from beginning to end. Within the overall structure of this eBook, it is open to decide how you wish to engage with the content.
We hope that you enjoy browsing this eBook.
Click on the images below to view the video clips.
Chapter 1 - Partnership
Clip 1 - A Whole School Approach
Clip 2 - Partnership Agreement - Designing a Memorandum of Understanding
Clip 3 - Co-operating Teachers - Communities and Opportunities for Learning
Clip 4 - Building Relationships
Chapter 2 - Key Elements of School Placement
Clip 1: Supporting Student Teachers
Clip 2: A Variety of Learning Opportunities
Clip 3: Research and School Placement
Chapter 3 - Roles and Responsibilities
Clip 1: Co-operating Teachers and Principals
Clip 2: Student Teachers
Clip 3: School Placement Tutors
Clip 4: Directors of School Placement