Teacher professional development around the world: the gap between evidence and practice


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Teachers, like all professionals, require ongoing professional development opportunities to improve their skills. This paper provides evidence on effective professional development characteristics and how at-scale programs incorporate those characteristics. The authors propose a standard set of 70 indicators - the In-Service Teacher Training Survey Instrument - for reporting on professional development programs as a prerequisite for understanding the characteristics of those programs that improve student learning. The authors apply the instrument to rigorously evaluate professional...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Evaluation

Keywords: Teachers; Teacher training; Professional development; Program evaluation; Economic development

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: World Bank, 2018

Physical description: 63 p.

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Resource type: Working paper

Document number: TD/TNC 133.823

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