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Keay, Jeanne K.; Carse, Nicola; Jess, Mike – Professional Development in Education, 2019
This article explores how ideas from complexity and ecological thinking have the potential to act as a conceptual lens to help us better understand, design and support teachers' long-term professional learning. Using primary physical education (PPE) as a curriculum context, the challenges of contemporary professional learning, particularly within…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Physical Education Teachers, Reflective Teaching, Teaching Skills
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Lofthouse, Rachel – Professional Development in Education, 2019
Coaching has been evolving as a form of professional development for teachers and school leaders for several decades, and now exists in many forms. This study focused on the work of six coaches in England, using an adapted focus group approach to discover how they explained and conceptualised the value of their practices. As the coaches'…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Faculty Development, Educational Benefits, Expertise
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Jackson, Alison; Burch, James – Professional Development in Education, 2019
As school-led teacher education becomes more prevalent in England and elsewhere, new challenges arise for university and school-based teacher educators (SBTEs). Against this policy backdrop we discuss the challenges faced by universities and schools. We draw on findings from our small-scale case study which looked at the practice of a group of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Barriers, Teacher Educators
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Scott, John Trevitt; Armstrong, Ann Cheryl – Professional Development in Education, 2019
This paper originates from an earlier comparative study of professional learning in a Christian, a Jewish, and a Muslim Australian independent school, in which teachers and school leaders were asked to engage in critical reflection as to the school's distinctive characteristics. The paper recognizes the tension that may arise in all schools from…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Faculty Development, Christianity, Muslims
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Heffernan, Troy A.; Heffernan, Amanda – Professional Development in Education, 2019
Recent studies argue that in the next 5 years, the higher education sector will see half to two-thirds of its academic workforce leave the academy due to retirement, career burnout, or job dissatisfaction. This study surveyed over 100 working academics in Australia, North America, and the United Kingdom to determine their aspirations for remaining…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Burnout
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Osmond-Johnson, Pamela; Campbell, Carol; Faubert, Brenton – Professional Development in Education, 2019
This paper draws on data collected as part of the larger study of professional learning (PL) in Canada. The article specifically explores the work of teachers' organizations (also known as teacher unions) in leading and supporting high-quality learning experiences for their members. Adopting a progressive view of teacher organizations, the paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Associations, Unions, Faculty Development
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Reid, Hazel; Soan, Sue – Professional Development in Education, 2019
This paper reports on the first part of a research case study that provided senior leaders and SENCOs in schools with an opportunity to reflect on, air and discuss professional practice issues in a confidential, non-judgemental setting. The project was evaluated using qualitative questionnaires at three stages of the project and via a thematic…
Descriptors: Administrators, Supervision, Special Education, Coordinators
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Evans, Linda – Professional Development in Education, 2019
The landscape of professional development and learning knowledge has expanded steadily over the last few decades. Accompanying this expansion, the field's lexicon has widened, to include terms such as 'situated' learning and learning 'in situ', which incorporate recognition that professional learning and development occur as part-and-parcel of…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Informal Education, Incidental Learning, Educational Research
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Hargreaves, Eleanore; Elhawary, Dalia – Professional Development in Education, 2019
This article draws on interview data across eight months from senior teachers (i.e. experienced teachers who are subject leaders) in Egyptian primary schools, to explore how they described their learning during a professional development project in which they led gatherings of interested teachers in teacher learning communities. The article…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Dunn, Ryan; Hattie, John; Bowles, Terry – Professional Development in Education, 2019
The study discussed in this article examines the experiences of teachers participating in a district-wide Educational Design Research (EDR) initiative, with a particular focus on any perceived changes in teacher practices. McKenney and Reeves (2013) claimed that one of the two main goals of EDR is to benefit practice, but to date this claim has…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Instructional Design, Teacher Education, Faculty Development
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Ro, Jina – Professional Development in Education, 2019
As test-based accountability gains more popularity worldwide, concern has been growing that it reduces and confines teacher learning and professionalism to exam-oriented teaching. Given novice teachers' vulnerability and the likelihood that accountability regimes will affect them significantly, this review examines 12 studies focusing on novice…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Accountability, Beginning Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Ronen, Ilana Klima – Professional Development in Education, 2019
The age of knowledge and social responsibility awareness raises the question about the role of the instructor as the leader of the educational process in a learning community. Based on qualitative analysis referred to students' reflective diary instructors' reports, and interviews -- the study sheds light on three features of the leader of a…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Communities of Practice, Student Attitudes
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Howell, Emily; Hunt-Barron, Sarah; Kaminski, Rebecca; Sanders, Rachel – Professional Development in Education, 2018
This multiple-case study design with embedded units of analysis examined a two-year professional development (PD) program in which two rural districts received at least 90 hours of PD. This PD was provided through an Investing in Innovation (i3) grant that the United States Department of Education awarded to the National Writing Project. Two of…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Persuasive Discourse, Faculty Development, Rural Schools
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Hennessy, Sara; Dragovic, Tatjana; Warwick, Paul – Professional Development in Education, 2018
The study reported in this article investigated the influence of a research-informed, school-based, professional development workshop programme on the quality of classroom dialogue using the interactive whiteboard (IWB). The programme aimed to develop a dialogic approach to teaching and learning mediated through more interactive uses of the IWB,…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Faculty Development, Teacher Workshops, Technology Integration
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Shea, Lauren M.; Sandholtz, Judith Haymore; Shanahan, Therese B. – Professional Development in Education, 2018
This study investigates the impact of a professional development program that included two distinct components: strategies for infusing student-talk into grade-level lessons in science and mathematics; and school-level learning communities focused on readings and discussions of student-talk research. This article reports the program's impact on…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, English Teachers, English Language Learners, Science Education
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