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Disobedient Teaching 2017 : Surviving & Creating Change in Education by Welby Ings

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This book is about disobedience. Positive disobedience. Disobedience as a kind of professional behaviour. It shows how teachers can survive and even influence an education system that does staggering damage to potential. More importantly it is an arm around the shoulder of disobedient teachers who transform people's lives, not by climbing promotion ladders but by operating at the grassroots. Disobedient Teaching tells stories from the chalk face. Some are funny and some are heartbreaking, but they all happen in New Zealand schools. This book says you can reform things in a system that has become obsessed with assessment and tick-box reporting. It shows how the essence of what makes a great teacher is the ability to change educational practices that have been shaped by anxiety, ritual and convention. Disobedient Teaching argues the transformative power of teachers who think and act.

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  1. inspirational read for all educators 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th May 2017

    Inspiring, honest & practical.
    This book inspires me to know my children better, create opportunities for them to think, create, learn & hopefully to make learning fulfilling for them all. I'm not there yet, but this book is helping!


  2. Empowering book for the chalkface teacher 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2nd May 2017

    Welby Ings powerfully recounts the stories of teacher saints, paving the way for teachers who empower students and defy the neoliberal government agenda of data driven accountability and checklisting everyday, by teaching what they know effects change for children's learning.



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