Teacher agency: empowering teachers through self-directed peer observations

Ana Garcia-Stone discusses the process and benefits of a recent peer observation project.

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About the talk

Teacher agency is the capacity to act purposefully to direct your own professional growth, as defined by Biesta et al. This talk describes a peer observation project carried out by two colleagues, done over a year, experimenting with three different types of observation. This process empowered both teachers and the observations revealed different dimensions of agency.

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