European Journal of Teacher Education volume 34, issue 4, P431-447 2011 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2011.587114 View full text
Gerry Czerniawski

Abstract: Within the context of globalisation, this article problematises some of the literature on teachers' professional identities in which a convergence and homogenisation of the profession is implied. It achieves this by focusing on the early experiences of 32 newly qualified teachers in Norway, Germany, and England. The article explores conceptions of identity, deployed for this research, relating these to high-and low-trust forms of trust and accountability in teaching. Aspects of similarity and difference betwe…

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