ERIC Number: ED343871
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Towards a Learning Community: Report of the Working Party on the Proposed Queensland Teacher Professional Development Consortium.
Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Toowong (Australia).
This report presents recommendations from a working party appointed to consult and deliberate on the possible establishment of a Queensland Professional Development Consortium of teacher groups including professional associations, unions, employers, and higher education institutions. The consortium would be charged with promoting professional development opportunities and activities for teachers; coordinating member groups; gaining the recognition of activities by higher education institutions and employers; and setting up an easily accessed data base to enable teachers to obtain information about professional development. Following a letter of transmittal and an introduction, the report is organized into seven chapters covering the following areas: (1) the working party; (2) issues in professional development; (3) roles and functions of the consortium; (4) the consortium and professional development needs; (5) feasibility study: operations of the consortium; (6) feasibility study: structure and funding of the consortium; and (7) recommendations. Seven appendices include: a meeting report discussing consortium establishment; membership of working party; terms of reference for the working party; consultants in working party; types of information to be included in data base; proposed duties of members of consortium secretariat; and budget estimates. (LL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Toowong (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia (Queensland)