1.1 Introduction

Mentoring as part of the initial teacher training process is now familiar to many teachers in schools. However, acting as a mentor and the tasks involved in that role will vary depending upon the course a student teacher is following. In the OU flexible PGCE there are specific roles and responsibilities for both mentors and student teachers and it is important for participants to understand the expectations for each as they work together in the school-based aspects of this programme.
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1.1 ‘Company law’

Before embarking on this unit, it is important to take some time to think about the implications of its title: Company law in context. In particular, what constitutes ‘company law’, and what is the context in which we are thinking about it?

At this point, you might like to pause for a moment and contemplate what this phrase means to you. In particular, what do you understand by the concept of a ‘company’?

At first, this may seem like a ludicrously straightforward question.
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1.5 The Galileo mission

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3.1.1 Treatment or management?

In the preceding paragraph you will notice that we talked generally about the treatment of conditions, but referred to ‘managing’ dyslexia. Why did we do this? It relates to the following important general issues:

Is treatment (i.e. intervention) warranted ? We mentioned this issue when we were discussing sociocultural or personal distress based definitions of abnormality. Intervention is not always desi
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Today the tradition of acquiring and housing what is significant to the nation’s culture continues but it’s performed by representatives of the broad Australian public, in the form of historians, scientists, and i
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