Monthly Archives: September 2012

Developing self and peer assessment skills for teachers and learners

Firstly, and most importantly, they are validated by research on evidence-based methods of teaching and learning. Research suggests that these approaches can help us to push up achievement and develop students’ skills in learning to learn. For many teachers this … Continue reading

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Project pitfalls and how to avoid them

The challenging nature of projects In every sector, projects have become a fact of life – and yet project management processes are often not in place. There is an expectation that projects will deliver business change, improved performance, greater outcomes, … Continue reading

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“Strong teachers”: Why are we neglecting their development?

Why should we focus on developmental dialogue with strong┬áteachers? In many colleges, there can be a tendency to neglect the development of teachers who achieve grade one or two in the observed lesson or are simply performing well in general. … Continue reading

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