The Routledge International Handbook of Teacher and School Development

C Day, Thomas Bisschoff, Christopher Rhodes

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    This handbook brings together a collection of research and evidence-based authoritative writings which focus on teacher and school development internationally. It provides a seminal, ‘state-of-the-art’ critical review of teacher and school development which touches upon and discusses issues at both policy and practice levels. The handbook is built around a central core of ten themes, each of which has a dedicated editor, who will present a critical overview of the theme. Each theme represents a key issue in the field: 1. Issues of Professionalism and Performativity – Leslie Lo 2. What Being an Effective Teacher Really Means – Dan Liston 3. What Successful Schools Look Like – Olof Johansson 4. Innovative Pedagogies – Allan Luke and Annette Woods 5. Teachers Work and Lives – Ciaran Sugrue 6. Schools in Different Circumstances – Pat Thomson 7. Student Voices in a Global Context – Ruth Leitch 8. Communities of Practice, Learning Communities – Anne Edwards 9. Professional learning and Development – Ann Lieberman 10. School Effectiveness and Improvement – Tony Townsend The highly regarded section editors are drawn from Ireland, Sweden, Australia, China, the UK and the USA and the contributors are from Australia, China, USA, Cyprus, Sweden, South Africa, India, South America and Portugal. This coherent and well constructed handbook will be of interest to Teacher Educators, researchers in the field of Teacher Education and policy makers.
    Original languageEnglish
    ISBN (Print)9780415669702
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2011


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