Continuing Professional Development in the Lifelong Learning Sector


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This comprehensive guide to continuing professional development (CPD) in the lifelong learning sector (LLS) provides teachers with practical support and guidance alongside development activities. It encourages teachers to reflect on their practice and subsequently shape and develop their teaching in response to the needs of their learners, their institution and local and national priorities.

The book emphasises the importance of teachers as professional individuals who are responsible for their own CPD. It also helps senior managers to create a positive environment and 'learning organisation' in which teaching and learning can flourish.

The book sets the context for CPD and: Offers an understanding of the CPD process and the need for undertaking reflective practice Meets the needs of new teachers, trainers and tutors in the sector Considers CPD for teaching and learning and subject-specific CPD Provides an introduction to action research and case studies of research into teaching and learning in the sector Accessible to anyone who is working, or training to work, in the LLS, this book will provide practical suggestions, ideas and activities to stimulate activities and research.

Title: Continuing Professional Development in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author Name: Peter Scales (Author), Jo Pickering (Author), Lynn Senior (Author), Kath Headley (Author), Patsy Garner (Author), Helen Boulton (Author)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Open University Press: 2011

ISBN Number: 0335238173

ISBN Number 13: 9780335238170

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 100857

Description: Very good condition. Continuing Professional Development in the Lifelong Learning Sector. By Peter Scales (Author), Jo Pickering (Author), Lynn Senior (Author), Kath Headley (Author), Patsy Garner (Author), Helen Boulton (Author). Product Details Paperback: 176 pages Publisher: Open University Press; 1 edition (January 1, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0335238173 ISBN-13: 978-0335238170 Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.5 x 9.4 inches

Keywords: Continuing Professional Development in the Lifelong Learning Sector