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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...

A Review of Preparation and Development of School Leaders in Nigeria

Preparation and Development of School Leaders in Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction Obiakor (2004) argues that leadership in Africa is mostly a borrowed concept. He also expresses the need for African countries to develop their own educational philosophies. This implies that African nations develop attitudes...

Governing the ‘Good’ Casual Academic: Institutionalised ‘Othering’ Practices

Social Theory and the Politics of Higher Education: Critical Perspectives on Institutional Research

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction Precarity of work in universities has increased as a result of university and research funding, the marketisation of higher education, and worldwide trends towards workforce casualisation (Broadbent and Strachan 2016; Brown et...

Professional Development in Higher Education (Canada)

Wendy A. Crocker

Wendy Crocker is an assistant professor at Western University, Ontario, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Professional development offerings Professional development in higher education in Canada is more commonly referred to as educational development (Fraser, Gosling, Sorcinelli 2010). It can be described in several ways, owing to its a focus...

Professionalism and Professional Development in Early Childhood Education (Norway)

Gerd Sylvi Steinnes

Gerd Sylvi Steinnes is Associate Professor at Volda University College, Norway Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Liv Torunn Eik

Liv Torunn Eik is Associate Professor at the University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Key characteristics of the workforce The workforce in Norwegian ECEC institutions consist primarily of head teachers, pedagogical leaders, skilled workers and assistants. These staff work with children aged from one to six years...

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

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...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...

Mobilizing Teacher Education in Ireland

Transforming Teacher Education with Mobile Technologies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction Mobile learning in teacher education is a frontier but developing field of educational technology research (Baran 2014). This chapter offers insights into, and lessons learned from, systematizing the deployment of mobile...