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"Biting one's lip" and "distancing": exploring pre-service teachers' strategies in dysfunctional professional relationships

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dc.contributor.author O'Grady, Emmanuel
dc.contributor.author Guilfoyle, Liam
dc.contributor.author McGarr, Oliver
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-01T13:43:34Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.issn 1359-866X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7183
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Pre-service teachers (PSTs) are often placed in a vulnerable position during their school placement. Recognising the presence of power dynamics between PSTs, university-based tutors, and cooperating teachers as well as exploring how PSTs navigate these power relations is the focus of this paper. Data from interviews with final-year PSTs were analysed using a directed content analysis exploring the issues of autonomy and agency evident within participants' descriptions of school placement. A finding of interest was the manner in which the PSTs cope with dysfunctional professional relationships. The over-riding approach appears to be compliance and silencing their professional voice. This was evident in the "biting one's lip" and "distancing" that occurred when PSTs experienced practices which were incongruent with the university expectations, or their own personal views, of teaching and learning. The implications for teacher education and tutors' facilitation of appropriate reflection are discussed. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education;46 (4), pp. 369-383
dc.rights This is an Author's Manuscript of an article whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education 2018 copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1359866X.2018.1469115 en_US
dc.subject school placement en_US
dc.subject pre-service teacher en_US
dc.subject professional relationships en_US
dc.subject professional voice en_US
dc.title "Biting one's lip" and "distancing": exploring pre-service teachers' strategies in dysfunctional professional relationships en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2018-09-28T14:20:00Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/1359866X.2018.1469115
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2020-10-30
dc.embargo.terms 2020-10-30 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2857396
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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