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The teacher-learner relationship is an important factor in student success. Does the introduction of professional standards for teachers result in improved student outcomes?
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Professional learning | Assessment for Learning

Professional learning | Assessment for Learning | Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
An Introduction to Assessment for Learning examines basic ideas underlying formative assessment. Further modules include Learning intentions; Success criteria and rubrics; Effective teacher feedback; Strategic questioning; Peer feedback; Student self-assessment and Formative use of summative assessment.
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I found the differentiation that Evans makes between demanded professionalism, prescribed professionalism, and enacted professionalism, useful when planning and designing professional development programmes for teachers.

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Teaching International Students

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About 11% of the DU student population consists of international students. International students are by no means a homogenous group, and nearly 90 different nations are represented at DU. Eac
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Resources - AITSL, Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers are a public statement of what constitutes teacher quality.


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The standards describe professionalism in terms of the quality of teachers' performance as demonstrated by the knowledge and skills they possess, and the procedures they follow with less focus on teachers' attitudes, values and beliefs.

It will be interesting to see whether they remain prescribed rather than enacted standards in the way that Linda Evans talks about in her 2008 article: Professionalism, professionality and the development of education professionals, British Journal of Educational Studies, 56:1, 20-38

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Unpacking the StandardsUsing the Performance and Development Framework in your schoolEngaging with the Professional Learning CharterPreparing to use the Principal Standard 360° Reflection ToolReference MaterialsTeaching Teachers for the Future