Teachers’ Know-How: A Philosophical Investigation presents a comprehensive and up to date philosophical treatment of the kinds of knowledge and “know-how” that educators should possess.
- Offers an original and in-depth study of teachers’ know-how which situates teaching within the spectrum of professions
- Critiques the currently fashionable craft conception of teaching and the view of teaching as protocol-driven which is currently influential in policymaking circles
- Utilizes epistemological debates on the nature of know-how to inform understanding of the work of teachers
- Features detailed examples including some drawn from the author’s own long professional experience of a teacher in a wide range of different contexts
Keywords: Education; philosophy of education; educational systems; teaching; teachers; teacher education; teacher knowledge, Theory of Education, Applied Philosophy, Theory of Education, Applied Philosophy