ERIC Number: ED505868
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
The Master Teacher: Role and Responsibilities in the Reform Process
McClean, Wilma A.
The primary purpose of the study is to determine the opinions of educators about the "master teacher" concept within the school system. The concept of the "master teacher" refers to the ideological approach used to implement a "master teacher" initiative or programme in the school reform process. The primary school chosen for this research study is an urban Special Needs school. There are fifteen (15) staff members, four (4) are part-time teachers. The general trends based on the data collected suggest that the educators surveyed were aware of the term "Master Teacher" and the concept of the master teacher with in the school system. The primary purpose of the study was to determine the opinion of educators about the "master teacher" concept. Based upon the research findings the educators did have very strong opinions of the "master teacher" concept which was evident in the responses of the senior members of staff involved in the discussions. The research study has served as an introduction to the process of advocating the need for further research about the post of the Master Teacher and the "master teacher" concept in the Barbadian school system. Three appendices are included: (1) Letter of Permission to the Principal; (2) Questionnaire Cover Letter by Wilma A. Mc.Clean; and (3) Ways of the Master Teacher by William Buskist: Special to the Observer.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; United States