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Professor Brahm Norwich and Dr Hazel Lawson (University of Exeter) - How teachers learn to teach pupils with SEN on PGCE programmes; findings from a recent funded research project

This project addressed a central contemporary issue in inclusive and special needs education, the issue of trainee teacher learning with regard to special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) during the PGCE school placement.

The project specifically compared the school based learning and outcomes of postgraduate teacher trainees on primary and secondary programmes that used different approaches (practical teaching task, pupil focussed task and no planned task other than class teaching practice) to preparing teachers for the special needs aspects of their future teaching other than class teaching practice. We will also discuss the significance of the research and ideas about future research foci.

Event details

The recording of the seminar is available on the CSSIS staff and student intranet.

Prof_B_Norwich___Dr_H_Lawson.pdfBiographies and abstract (305K)
ProfessorBNorwich_DrHLawson.pdfPowerPoint presentation for Prof B Norwich, Dr H Lawson & Ms T Nash (675K)


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