How far can a learning community go
John Blanchard draws upon the evaluation of an EAZ project, which focused on teacher–led enquiries into learning, to ask what needs to happen for schools to become learning communities
The February 11th project
Alex Atherton, deputy headteacher at Park View Academy in London, discusses an innovative and ambitious attempt to use a training day to enable all staff to undertake a visit to another school. How did it happen and what was learned as a result
How do school leaders use research evidence to inform their
Phillipa Cordingley draws upon findings of a National College for School Leadership (NCSL) funded project to address the above questions
From bad to brilliant: an analysis of the characteristics of
Fiona Rodger illustrates two mentoring approaches and their effect on one beginning teacher
Freda Wolfenden provides information about a new on–line CPD resource for primary and secondary schools
Teachers TV – towards a new paradigm of CPD
Oonah Newbury and Robert Pachler provide an overview of Teachers TV and what it hopes to offer the profession.
Portfolio of Professional Development: structuring and recor
Portfolios ARE now FOUND IN ALL phases OF education, professional AND career development FOR learning, assessment, promotion AND appraisal.
Partnership or parallelism Modelling university support for
Christopher Rhodes, John Bateman and Julie Farr ask if working with higher education institutions can make school–based research work for you