Towards a framework for professional learning
With the advent of Teaching Schools Chris Husbands provides a possible structure within which they can effectively combine some essential features. These include practitioner-led professional development, innovation drawn from external research and development projects, and extensive collaboration between institutions, including university partners.
Comments – Educating tomorrow’s teachers
Graham Handscomb plots the rise of school-based training and reflects on the potential contribution of Teaching Schools.
How to improve a struggling trainee teacher’s performance
Perhaps one of the most difficult challenges in teacher training is addressing unsatisfactory performance. Loic Menzies gives us a case study which demonstrates how the training team worked with a struggling trainee to ensure he made progress.