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By Lawrence Stenhouse

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ISBN-13: 9780585149660

ISBN-10: 1853592897

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Indeed this stint lasted many years since, when it was completed for the full-time MA, a part-time equivalent had been started and I undertook this also. Of course I shall reveal no secrets (indeed, I have none). But though I came from what might be called a progressive and in some respects an innovative institutionthe School of Education at the University of Leicestereach time I took the road to Norwich I knew I was entering a different world. Lawrence argues somewhere that the central focus for educational studies must be education itself, its processes and practicenot, for instance, psychology, philosophy, history, sociology, even if all these have something to offer.

He quotes Lawlor, for instance, who, he says, seems to believe 'that successful school teaching depends, like a successful day at the races, on only a few good tips'. Moreover, the idea that expertise in teaching needs only practice to feed on is 'quite inadequate'; it does not take account of the complex 'cognitive and affective developments' involved in learning to teach and in becoming a better teacher. Central to McIntyre's exploration of his theme is the ideadeveloped by Lawrence Stenhousethat teachers develop professional understanding and expertise by careful reflection on their own practice.

As he said,14 it is all too easy for policy makers to think of students only as 'means and standard deviations'; his interest was both more personal and more ambitious: Page 6 My theme is an old-fashioned one; emancipation. In its roots, the Oxford English Dictionary tells us, it is, in Roman law, the action of or process of setting children free from the patrias potestas, the parental jurisdiction. But this is a mere nominal freeing unless it be supported by another definition the dictionary offers: delivering from intellectual, moral, or spiritual fetters.

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