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In this practical guide, the author defines professional development, uses examples from current practice, and discusses supporting and monitoring staff in your school.
Chapter 1: Helping Teachers Develop – Why?
Helping Teachers Develop – Why?
It is fashionable to say that teaching can be the most rewarding profession there is – and it can be. We can all give examples of the pleasure of helping a child grow in knowledge and understanding, and achieve their potential. But what about the teacher? They shouldn't be excluded from the benefits of lifelong learning because of their workload and desire to give, give, give. Growth and change are part of all our personal and professional lives, and teachers need to embrace them; not just to do a better job, but to enjoy doing it. ...