School-based professional development – building morale, professionalism and productive teacher learning practices

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  • Susanne Owen

Abstract

This paper is a presentation of the research findings from an Internet survey of South Australian school leaders regarding professional development in their schools. An analysis is provided of the responses from primary, secondary and area school leaders within the context of other Australian and overseas studies addressing quality professional development and the restructuring of schools to enhance teacher learning. Key focus areas include the establishment of a school professional development plan, professional growth activities, and evaluation of the effectiveness of professional development.

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2009-06-26

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