The Making And Shaping Of The Victorian Teacher: A Comparative New Cultural History

Hardcover | August 15, 2011

byMarianne A. Larsen

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Providing comparative and international contexts to understand the history of the making of the teacher in Victorian England, this is a compelling account of the development during this time of teacher training, inspections and certification -- reforms which shaped the good teacher as a modern and moral individual.

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Providing comparative and international contexts to understand the history of the making of the teacher in Victorian England, this is a compelling account of the development during this time of teacher training, inspections and certification -- reforms which shaped the good teacher as a modern and moral individual.

MARIANNE A. LARSEN completed her Ph.D. at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. She is an Associate Professor in Education at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Her research is in the areas of teacher policy, history of education, comparative and international education, and global education.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.84 × 5.67 × 0.84 inPublished:August 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024128X

ISBN - 13:9780230241282

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
Acknowledgements
PART I: CONTEMPORARY, COMPARATIVE AND HISTORICAL CONTEXTS
Making and Shaping Good Teachers: Contemporary and Historical Contexts
Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives: New Cultural History
Victorian Education Reform: Comparative and International Contexts
PART II: DISCOURSES OF THE VICTORIAN TEACHER
Discourses of Crisis and Derision: Targeting the Poor and the Teacher
The Discourse of the Good Victorian Teacher: The Modern and Moral Teacher
PART III: MAKING AND SHAPING THE VICTORIAN TEACHER
Schools as Sites of Disciplinary Control
Training Institutions as Sites of Disciplinary Control
Examining and Documenting the Teacher
Conclusion: Paradoxes and the Present
Bibliography
Index

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"Clearly-argued and meticulously-researched, linking the story of the Victorian teacher to contemporary educational policy, this book makes a significant contribution to advancing the history of education." -- Professor Kate Rousmaniere, Miami University, Ohio