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Gubler, Martin; Eggenhofer-Rehart, Petra; Andresen, Maike; Mandel, Debbie; Mayrhofer, Wolfgang; Lehmann, Philip; Schleicher, Nanni Elisabeth; Schramm, Florian – Teacher Development, 2020
What a 'successful career' means to teachers is little understood, although this would allow schools and educational governance alike to support teachers' development, and to reduce their attrition. This study examines how 240 school teachers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland conceptualize career success, as compared to 185 health-care/social…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Success, Foreign Countries, Professional Personnel
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Liang, Xin; Collins, Linda J.; Lenhart, Lisa; Ressa, Virginia – Teacher Development, 2020
Significant funds have been allocated in the United States at the federal, state, and local levels to provide teacher professional development aimed at bringing about instructional change and resulting in improved student achievement. One important indicator for quality and effectiveness in professional development is change in teaching practice.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Educational Quality
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Baecher, Laura; Chung, Samantha – Teacher Development, 2020
Teachers who participate in learning and teaching abroad enhance their intercultural competence, develop more globally informed and critical perspectives on education, and improve their foreign language and teaching skills. However, most of the research on teacher study abroad has been conducted with pre-service rather than in-service teachers. To…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Service Learning
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Woore, Robert; Mutton, Trevor; Molway, Laura – Teacher Development, 2020
In 2014, the final report of the British Educational Research Association and Royal Society for the Arts Inquiry called for teachers to engage both with and in research as a core part of their professional role. After considering some of the reasoning and evidence underpinning this ambition, the authors explore one way in which it might be…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Teacher Researchers, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Harju, Vilhelmiina; Niemi, Hannele – Teacher Development, 2020
This study investigates principals' viewpoints on the support needs of newly qualified teachers. As pedagogic leaders, principals play a central role in organizing support activities for new teachers at local level and can offer insights into new teachers' situation and support needs. On that basis, the authors investigated how Finnish principals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development
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Donehower Paul, Claire; Bukaty, Caitlyn A.; Dieker, Lisa – Teacher Development, 2020
Over the last 15 years educational organizations, researchers, and practitioners have developed frameworks for teacher effectiveness. These frameworks were established in an effort to define 'good teaching' and have ultimately informed the process of teacher evaluation. Simultaneously, new tools, such as simulation, have emerged to support teacher…
Descriptors: Simulated Environment, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teacher Education
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Prabjandee, Denchai – Teacher Development, 2020
This study uses teacher identity as an analytic lens to explore how pre-service teachers' professional identity developed during teacher education and to examine what aspects of teacher education promote the development of teacher identity. Guided by the teacher's personal interpretative framework and utilizing a narrative inquiry with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Identity, Teacher Education Programs, English (Second Language)
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Kellmann, Michael; Heidari, Jahan – Teacher Development, 2020
Teachers' job characteristics in Germany appear to predispose this population to high stress levels without sufficient recovery periods. This study aimed to analyse changes in the recovery-stress state of 40 German secondary school teachers to assess the health-related status quo of this population. The role of the school type for this development…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Burnout, Foreign Countries, Stress Variables
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Clark, Sarah K. – Teacher Development, 2020
With an increasingly diverse student population in the US and worldwide, it is imperative that teachers feel efficacious about their ability to teach children to read who are culturally and linguistically diverse from their teacher. This longitudinal study examined the developing self-efficacy beliefs as teachers (N = 127) moved from the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Elementary School Teachers, Student Diversity, Beliefs
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Hagan, Martin; Eaton, Patricia – Teacher Development, 2020
This paper provides a critical reflection on teacher education and professional development in Northern Ireland between 2003 and 2018. It argues that whilst there is much about teacher education in Northern Ireland that is to be commended, the unique socio-historical, political and cultural context within which it operates may be considered as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Educational Practices
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Stevenson, Mary – Teacher Development, 2020
It is generally agreed that good subject knowledge is an important prerequisite for successful teaching. However, what constitutes good subject knowledge is debated, with multiple perspectives taken by policymakers, researchers and schools. This article reports on research into interpretations of 'understanding mathematics in depth' (UMID) of…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Stobaugh, Rebecca; Mittelberg, Julia; Huang, Xiaoxia – Teacher Development, 2020
Student ratings are a valid source of data for measuring teacher effectiveness. Students observe teachers more hours than administrators and are rather perceptive at measuring teachers' instructional proficiency. Listening to students' voices may offer key information about how teachers may best help students navigate their learning experiences in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Mesker, Peter; Wassink, Hartger; Bakker, Cok – Teacher Development, 2020
This study explores how 33 student teachers' reflections during 106 'bumpy moments' while in an international student teaching internship reveal their professional beliefs, and how the moments make the student teachers reflect upon their subjective educational theories. Student teachers described four themes of professional beliefs: (1)…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Internship Programs
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Worden-Chambers, Dorothy – Teacher Development, 2020
The importance of teacher cognition in curriculum implementation and the role of conceptual metaphor in teachers' thinking are equally well documented, yet the role conceptual metaphor might play in teachers' knowledge of curriculum has received less research attention. Drawing on a range of qualitative data, this study examines how five novice…
Descriptors: Language Role, Figurative Language, Beginning Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Michael, Rinat; Levi-Keren, Michal; Efrati-Virtzer, Meira; Cinamon, Rachel Gali – Teacher Development, 2020
Teachers working in special education are confronted with various requirements. Their ability to cope with these requirements may be largely influenced by their levels of self-efficacy which start to develop during their academic studies and specifically while gaining practical experience. This study examined the contribution of experience-related…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy
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