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Promoting Dialogue on Teacher Professionalism: Opening Possibilities Through Gadamer’s Aesthetic Judgment and Play Metaphor

@article{Kerr2012PromotingDO,
  title={Promoting Dialogue on Teacher Professionalism: Opening Possibilities Through Gadamer’s Aesthetic Judgment and Play Metaphor},
  author={Jeannie Kerr},
  journal={Philosophy of Education Archive},
  year={2012},
  pages={367-375}
}
  • Jeannie Kerr
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy of Education Archive
In the province of British Columbia where I live and work, teaching is labelled a profession by the government, universities, and school boards; yet, paradoxically teachers are subject to increasing constraints through the imposition of standards of “professional” competence, prescribed curriculum and standardized assessment practices. I would argue that this paradox relates to the way that teachers’ knowledge is conceived. As Joseph Dunne points out, the kind of knowledge a profession embodies… Expand
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