Teacher Professional Development in the UK: North and South

While geopolitically, England and Scotland appear to be on quite different trajectories after the Brexit referendum, at least we seem to be of one mind when it comes our respective approaches to teacher professional development. The Department of Education in Whitehall today published a much-awaited document: “Standard for Teachers’ Professional Development“. This offers a detailed description of […]

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The Maze of Academic Requirements

From an article entitled Postsecondary Education in the Changing Learning and Living Landscapes, by Yusra Laila Visser, in Learners in a Changing Learning Landscape (eds Visser & Visser-Valfrey): The crux of the issue faced by learners is that they cannot assume that mindlessly wandering through the maze of academic requirements for any postsecondary learning endeavour […]

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