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n South African Journal of Education - Image-ining teachers : policy images and teacher identity in South African classrooms

Volume 21, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-0100
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Abstract

This article poses as problematic the relationship between "policy images" and the "personal identities" of teachers. By "policy images" I mean the official projections through various policy texts of what the ideal teacher looks like; by "personal identities" I mean (for now) the understandings that teachers hold of themselves in relation to official policy images. The dislocation between policy visions and practical realities in schools and classrooms remains a vexing problem to education change theorists (see Hargreaves, 1998; Sayed & Jansen, 2001).

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2001-11-01
2016-12-09

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