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ERIC Number: EJ1069624
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0313-5373
Professional Development as a Critical Component of Continuing Teacher Quality
Phillips, Paulina
Australian Journal of Teacher Education, v33 n1 Article 3 Jan 2008
Professional Development is critical for improving and maintaining teacher quality and the effect flows on into the classroom. Factors influencing the success of Professional Development activities include potential for workplace change, the diverse effect and understanding of adult learning principles, subject specificity, effective mentoring and the relevance of the presented material. Relevant Professional Development plays a major role in school reform and mentoring programs including new teacher induction and can enhance the benefits of sharing expertise between generations.
Edith Cowan University. Bradford Street, Mount Lawley, West Australia 6050, Australia. Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A