Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators

Editors, Chris Kimble, Paul Hildreth and Isabelle Bourdon
Publisher, Information Age Publishing

As a two volume set:
Hard cover ISBN: 1593118678 , Soft cover ISBN: 159311866X

As separate volumes:
Hard Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118635 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118651
Soft Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118627 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118643


Matt O'Leary, University of Wolverhampton, UK


Matt O'Leary has worked in English Language Teaching as a teacher and teacher educator for almost 15 years. He is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Post Compulsory Education (ESOL specialism) at the University of Wolverhampton, and is the award coordinator for the Certificate in Education. He is also working on his PhD in Education at the University of Warwick, where his main research focus centres upon the use and impact of classroom observation in the FE sector, as well as exploring alternative models of observation and assessing their impact.


Volume 1, Chapter 10 - Space, Resistance and Identities: University Based Teacher-Educators developing a Community of Practice