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African Perspectives

Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Education leaders are expected to steer their schools through challenges posed by an increasingly complex environment. While new organization structures and leadership roles are important for instructional innovation, what seems most...

The art and science of effective teaching

Trevor Kerry

Trevor Kerry is Visiting Professor at Bishop Grosseteste University College, UK. Until recently he was Professor of Education Leadership at the Centre for Educational Research and Development at Lincoln University, UK, and is the university's first Emeritus Professor. He has worked in primary, secondary, further and higher education, as well as teacher education. He has been a Senior General Advisor with a Local Authority and an Ofsted Inspector. He was Professor of Education at the College of Teachers (UK), where he was also Senior Vice-President and Journal Editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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International Perspectives on Education

Continuum, 2008

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...This chapter aims to give the reader an overview of the range of intentions and purposes of education, and to draw from these an agenda of teaching skills required of an effective teacher. These skills are individually considered...

A ‘Teacher-Centred’ Approach to CPD: The Case of Namibia’s Localized and Decentralized Model of Teacher CPD

Continuing Professional Teacher Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Improving Teaching and Learning

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction In their speeches, most politicians involved in the liberation struggle in Africa continue to rebuke their former colonial masters for, among other things, having installed...

CPD in the Context of Sub-Saharan Africa

Yusuf Sayed

Yusuf Sayed is South African Research Chair in Teacher Education, and Founding Director of the Centre for International Teacher Education at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa. He is also Reader in International Education at the University of Sussex, UK, and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the Rhodes University, South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Azeem Badroodien

Azeem Badroodien

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Continuing Professional Teacher Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Improving Teaching and Learning

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Setting the context The Sustainable Development Goals agreed upon by UNESCO in September 2015 signal that despite a number of improvements in access to education, the right to equitable and quality ‘education for all’ has...

Improving the CPD of Teachers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policy, Practice and Research Challenges and Implications

Yusuf Sayed

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Yusuf Sayed is South African Research Chair in Teacher Education, and Founding Director of the Centre for International Teacher Education at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa. He is also Reader in International Education at the University of Sussex, UK, and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the Rhodes University, South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rada Jancic Mogliacci

Rada Jancic Mogliacci

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Azeem Badroodien

Azeem Badroodien

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Continuing Professional Teacher Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Improving Teaching and Learning

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter draws the book to a close by reflecting on the policy, practice and research challenges and implications of the case studies collected in this volume. It begins with a synoptic overview of the dimensions that characterize...

Australian and Pacific Perspectives

Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In this chapter, we consider the crucial question of how we can develop successful leaders now and into the future, especially in the Australian context. The chapter is divided into four main sections. First, we examine, briefly...

Caribbean Perspectives

Paul Miller

Paul Miller is Reader in Education at Brunel University, London, UK, and previously Professor of Educational Leadership and Management at the University of Technology, Jamaica. He is a member of the Boards of the Institute for Educational Administration and Leadership-Jamaica (IEAL-J) and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration Management (CCEAM). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Notions of what counts as successful and effective school leadership are contested. This is played out in the work of academics and researchers writing on these topics, but also in the work of principals. The main question in this small...

Key Initiatives in Rwandan Teachers’ CPD after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi

Continuing Professional Teacher Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Improving Teaching and Learning

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction Peacebuilding processes in post-conflict countries have, in the main, focused on external models of conflict prevention and governance. In so doing, these processes have largely neglected locally embedded...

Mexico: Improving Educational Quality through Professional Teacher Development

Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Through the 1970s and 1980s, the main problem facing the educational system of Mexico was the rapid pace of growth. The population of Mexico was young, with a disproportionate number of youths under the age of twenty-five...

Professional Development in Higher Education (Singapore)

Salleh Hairon

Salleh Hairon is an associate professor at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Professional development offerings Professional development provisions are usually under the purview of one particular department or division in a university. The Teaching, Learning and Pedagogy Division (TLPD) at the Nanyang Technological...