Title - Learning to Teach Business in the Secondary School A Companion to School Experience 1st Edition

Chapter Author - Stephanie Hirst

Chapter Number & Title - chapter 1 Starting out as a business teacher.

This chapter introduces the beginning teacher to the role of business in a secondary school curriculum. It encourages the beginning teacher to explore and understand their own beliefs and experiences as a business teacher and how to incorporate these into their teaching. The chapter also covers the knowledge required to teach business to secondary school pupils effectively and gives the opportunity to analyse and further develop their own subject knowledge. The chapter includes practical tasks which allow the beginning teacher to apply their knowledge to their practice, practise skills learnt and reflect on their own practice.