ERIC Number: EJ1256415
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020-Apr
Teaching without Fear: Psychological Safety Can Alter the Professional Learning Landscape
Martin, James G.
Learning Professional, v41 n2 p36-38 Apr 2020
In too many schools, the absence of schoolwide psychological safety compromises professional learning and the success of teachers and students. Psychological safety--a state in which people feel free to be themselves--includes a willingness to speak freely and engage in productive conflict without fear of retribution. This article discusses actions and structures that promote psychological safety for teachers in schools.
Descriptors: Security (Psychology), Professional Development, Feedback (Response), Criticism, Leadership Effectiveness, Teacher Empowerment, Educational Environment, Failure, Fear
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