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`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

Engendering Change
Engendering change
DavidMiddlewood
Introduction

This chapter examines some examples of changes that have occurred in schools where several teachers have carried out research projects. These changes relate to a recognition that new attitudes mean new approaches to policies, initiatives and their implementation, to new management programmes as well ...

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