Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles
Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Bold, Rude and Risky: Rethinking Educational Professionalism
Authors: Fenwick, Tara
Contact Email:
Keywords: educational professionalism
Charter teachers
accomplished teaching
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Scottish Academic Press
Citation: Fenwick T (2010) Bold, Rude and Risky: Rethinking Educational Professionalism, Scottish Educational Review, 42 (2), pp. 19-32.
Abstract: The Scottish Charter Teacher initiative to develop and recognise accomplished teaching is unique among such schemes, and offers exciting possibilities with its emphases on professional enquiry, collaboration, social justice, and especially teacher leadership. However, it is argued here that some troubling issues need attention if the CT movement is to achieve the impact of its promise. Problematic silences in its discourse may lead to more parochial rather than more expansive teaching; structural gaps in its implementation threaten its sustainability; and a certain timidity in the Standard steers away from the most compelling issues for public education and teaching. This discussion suggests that we consider ways of encouraging teaching to be more bold, rude and risky. The intent here is to provoke useful questions about how we all might better support educational professionalism for global complexity.
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Scottish Educational Review, 42 (2), pp. 19-32. The original publication is available at:[2]
Affiliation: Education

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
ScotRev-Bold.pdf175.99 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

This item is protected by original copyright

Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.