TWG 3: Teacher professional development

Albion, Peter and Knezek, Don and Adubra, Edem (2011) TWG 3: Teacher professional development. Discussion Paper. EDUsummIT / UNESCO.

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This brief paper has been prepared for the researchers, practitioners and policy makers attending the EDUsummIT at UNESCO in Paris (8 – 10 June 2011). Its purpose is to inform discussion about how those responsible for the professional development of teachers may ensure that teachers are better prepared for the challenges of using ICT to promote 21st century learning. This EDUsummIT is intended to extend the work begun by EDUsummIT 2009 which emerged from work on the Handbook of IT in Primary and Secondary Education (Voogt & Knezek, 2008) and issued a Call to Action for IT in school education. The specific element from the Call to Action 2009 addressed in this brief paper is: To develop and use models for teacher professional development on technology use in schools and classrooms at the pre- and in-service levels.


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Item Type: Report (Discussion Paper)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: c EDUsummIT 2011. Pre-conference report
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Peter Albion
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2011 02:36
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: ICT; teacher education
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080602 Computer-Human Interaction
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19566

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