Understanding teacher learning

With regard to ‘Understand Teacher Learning’, teacher educators’ work is informed by an understanding of:

  • the competences teachers need to be effective practitioners
  • key theories of adult and professional learning and behavioural change
  • key processes in professional learning, such as collaboration, reflection and inquiry
  • how teacher attitudes, beliefs and motivations affect professional learning
  • overcoming barriers to effective professional learning
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