Professional identity, motherhood and education

Chambers, Jane (2013) Professional identity, motherhood and education. In: James, Maria and Renowden, Jane and West-Burnham, John, (eds.) Rethinking the curriculum: embedding moral and spiritual growth in teaching and learning. Brown Dog Books & The Self Publishing Partnership, Bath, pp. 62-80. ISBN 9781903056424

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Abstract

This chapter is about professional identity, motherhood and education, the importance of which centres on my own experience of being a mother and a teacher. I am interested in the way in which being a mother, or motherhood, can be embraced into the professional identity of being a teacher and in doing so identify if there is a symbiotic relationship between being a teacher and a mother. My own professional identity was conceived before children entered my life as a teacher, and more lateley as a teacher educator.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education; Curriculum; Quality of life; Pegagogy; Learning; Spiritual and moral development; Motherhood; Professional identity
Subjects: 200 Religion > 240 Christian moral & devotional theology
300 Social sciences > 370 Education
300 Social sciences > 371 Schools & their activities; special education
300 Social sciences > 375 Curricula
School/Department: School of Education, Theology and Leadership
Depositing User: Catherine O'Sullivan
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2014 11:24
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2014 11:24
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/657

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