Many years ago when I began learning my craft as a teacher, there were students that I struggled to motivate. Occasionally, I would use the
A school culture that involves a high level of collaboration is viewed as being crucial to supporting student learning and a trademark of a being
I finally did it, having spent 18 months using Twitter regularly to support my professional learning, sharing ideas and resources with fellow educators, I participated
Teachers may feel that school leaders do not know or understand what they need, while leaders may feel that teachers are not being supportive of the school vision and its priorities, whilst possibly ignoring important areas for improvement. To address this tension, we must work together to find a balance in the interest of putting our students first ahead of our differences.
Feedback to support school improvement is essential. School leaders must model the way in being open to feedback, so that teachers begin to see that
In many education systems the teacher pay scale is linked to experience; the more years that you have taught, the more you are paid. Similarly,