Bedford Way Papers Series 27

New Designs for Teachers’ Professional Learning

July 2007
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  • Publisher
    UCL IOE Press
  • Published
    9th July 2007
  • ISBN 9780854737291
  • Language English
  • Pages 284 pp.
  • Size 5.875" x 8.33"

This book offers a clear critique of the dominant discourse of Continued Professional Development (CPD). It suggests a different way of looking at teachers’ professional development and advocates shared practice, collaborative CPD, and scholarly reflection on practice.

List of Contributors; Introduction—Jon Pickering, Caroline Daly and Norbert Pachler; PART 1 ACCREDITATION AND IMPACT OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES: 1) Redesigning Pedagogy for a Modernised Profession: A Master of Teaching for Northern Ireland—Hugh Kearns and Maureen Thatcher; 2) Learning with Others in Mind—Caroline Daly and Norbert Pachler; PART 2 NEW DESIGNS FOR TEACHERS’ PROFESSIONAL LEARNING: 3) Portfolios for Learning: Teachers’ Professional Development Through M-Level Portfolios—Karen Turner and Shirley Simon; 4) Beyond the Classroom Door, Beyond the School Gates: The Imperative and School-to-School Networks for Professional Learning—Louise Johns-Shepherd and Elizabeth Gowing; 5) New Teachers and Educational Research—Anne Turey and Hilary Kemeny; 6) The Respect She Thinks She Deserves—John Hardcastle; 7) Online Task Design on the Master of Teaching—Adam Unwin; 8) Teachers’ Professional Development: Not Whether or What, But How—Jon Pickering; PART 3 RELATION TO NATIONAL POLICY: 9) Control or Empowerment? The Professional Learning of Scottish Teachers in the Post-McCrone Era—Jim O’Brien; 10) Teacher Development: A Question(ing) of Professionalism—Norbert Pachler; Conclusion—Jon Pickering, Caroline Daly and Norbert Pachler.

Jon Pickering

Jon Pickering is Lecturer in the School of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment, at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Caroline Daly

Caroline Daly is lecturer in the School of Culture, Language and Communications at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Norbert Pachler

Norbert Pachler is Acting Dean, Initial and Continuing Professional Development at the Institute of Education, University of London.