can be no educational development without teacher development;....the best
means of development is not by clarifying ends but by analysing practice."
with 93 per cent of communication being non-verbal and out of your control,
the chances are ........ if you're doing something you'd rather not, your
true feelings will show through anyway"
C Cooper / Psychologist
can't always get what you want .....but if you try.... sometimes you just
might find you get what you need."
Jagger & K Richards, 1969
is staff development? ......A staff development programme is a planned process
of development which enhances the quality of pupil learning by identifying,
clarifying and meeting the individual needs of the staff within the context
of the institution as a whole."
primary aim of staff development is to increase the quality of pupil learning
by the development of staff potential."Hopkins, Ainscow, West
development is inextricably linked to school development."
Ainscow, West (1994)
greatest problem in teaching is not how to get rid of the 'deadwood', but
how to create, sustain and motivate good teachers throughout their careers."
and Hargreaves 1992
and nations don't change - only individuals change."Land and Jarman (1992)
"In the end, it is the teacher in his or her classroom who has to interpret
and bring about improvement."
learn what they need to learn, not what someone else thinks they need to learn."Fullan
(1994) "In the end, it is the teacher in his or her classroom who has to interpret
and bring about improvement."Fullan and Hargreaves
cannot have students as continuous learners and effective collaborators, without
teachers having these same characteristics."
the end, it is the teacher in his or her classroom who has to interpret and
bring about improvement."
is the engine of vitality and self-renewal."