targets and my role (intro (what is pedagogy for? There are competing…
targets and my role
what is pedagogy for? There are competing ideas.
social control / conformity
to make compliant citizens
to create a willing workforce
to have a fulfilling life
the answer to what is it for will influence your targets and objectives
in a time of austerity the aims of education are more the economy than personal fulfillment
less money - can it be a positive thing?
targets - useful to focus, but need flexibility
who's setting them?
meeting the child's needs
wh decides what those needs are?
the child's voice
the school staff
govet targets to meet
info on govt targets
targets being set by funding requirements
Every individual has choices - Sartre
how do we as individuals negotiate the conflict aand remain authentic? As a mentor I have a great deal of autonomy ....
facilitating the child's engagement with learning
individualism or collectivisim?
need to understand yourself first in order to be an effective team player.
measurement / value for money?
what price can you put on a child being able to get into school
trying to measure just increases anxiety and is counter productive,
completely misguided of the govt to want to quantlfy success
on a personal level it's essential to have aims and objectives so that you can be a reflective practitioner
some things are essential precursers to learning eg being happy, relaxed, confident, not hungry,