Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-04-02 - Publisher: Jossey-Bass
This volume in the Agenda for Education in a Democracy series explores the expanding popularity of professional development schools and their role in educating teachers and promoting school improvement. Effective Professional Development Schools describes the criteria for establishing quality professional development schools, the policies and financial arrangements needed to sustain
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-01 - Publisher: IAP
Teacher education in the United States is changing to meet new policy demands for centering clinical practice and developing robust school-university partnerships to better prepare high-quality teachers for tomorrow’s schools. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOOLS (PDSs) have recently been cited in national reports as exemplars of high-quality school-university partnerships in the clinical
Commissioned by the AACTE in the United States, this book examines the purposes of professional development schools - which collaborate to improve curriculum, instruction and structure - and the problems encountered and the evidence for success or otherwise.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Psychology Press
The importance of professional development for teachers cannot be overstated. In recent years there has been much debate on how to raise standards in schools and it is now recognised by theorists, policy-makers and practitioners that the professional development of teachers is an important factor in this context. For professional