Teachers Professional Development

“Teachers are not only one of the ‘ variables’ that need

to be changed in order to improve their educational

system, but they are also the most significant change

agents in each reform.”

                                                ILEP- UNESCO

 

Teacher Professional Development

  • Based on constructivism Vs transmission-oriented model.
  • Perceived as a long term process.
  • Conceived of as a collaborative process.

 

Forms of Teacher Professional Development

  •  Supervision
  • Peer Supervision
  • Workshops / Seminars
  • Classroom Observations
  • Self-oriented development/ Action Research
  • Cooperative and collegial development.
  • Reflective Meetings.
  • Project-based models.