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ERIC Number: EJ983447
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1036-0026
Using Effective Professional Development Sessions to Implement Change in Curriculum and Classroom Practices: My Story as a Teacher at Exmouth District High School, WA's Remotest District High
Bedford, Susie
Education in Rural Australia, v15 n2 p31-39 2005
Teaching in a remote town has its drawbacks with regard to Professional Development (PD), which becomes extremely costly, so each staff member is probably limited to one decent PD once a year. This means choosing PD extremely carefully to ensure "value for money" and hopefully that it will provide the teacher concerned with knowledge/strategies/information/resources--some or all of which can be used or shared effectively back in the school and within the classroom. In this article, the author gives a snapshot of Exmouth District High School and its isolation and talks about using effective PD to implement change in curriculum and classroom practice. (Contains 1 figure.)
Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia. P.O. Box 659, Wembly, Western Australia 6913. Tel: +08-9285-0626; e-mail: admin@spera.asn.au; Web site: http://www.spera.asn.au/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia