Search results for: Hofman Roelande H.
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The Relationship between Departments as Professional Communities and Student Achievement in Secondary Schools
This study explores the relationship of mathematics departments perceived as professional communities and student achievement in Dutch secondary schools. The findings reveal that those departments that focus on reflective dialogue, collaborative activity, shared vision and student achievement are associated with successful schools and higher student achievement.
Updated: Feb. 16, 2012
This paper describes a research into teacher networks that might be more successful vehicles for professional development of teachers. The results show that networks that focus on (self-) reflection, that stimulate enthusiasm and are instructive, that build a community of teachers and that make room for application of new materials/methods in the classroom, are the most promising ways for professional development and job motivation.
Updated: Aug. 24, 2010