`This is a very simple but notable piece of work....they have done a service to education in providing evidence (and there is remarkably little elsewhere) that continuous professional development does pay off in terms of a better education for pupils in schools' - School Leadership and Management Much debate currently concerns the value of education research : how is it perceived by practitioners and students ? How useful and relevant is it ? Who best carries it out ? Can it be free from political influence ? While practitioner research is widely advocated, little is known about its effect on individuals, teams and the institution. In Practitioner Research in Education, the au
Chapter 3: Re-Appraising Roles through Research
Re-Appraising Roles through Research
Introduction – What is a Role?
The concept of role is generally taken to be more than a formal definition of position or job description within a school or college:
Roles are therefore defined in the relationships between positions in a structure expressed in the behaviours considered appropriate rather than ...