Teachers taking control: a new vision for professional development

“challenge on and for individual teachers to take more personal responsibility as professionals, for undertaking the professional development they require.” Click on http://bit.ly/1e38hch Here at www.eari we recommend a self-study action research approach to teacher CPD – it provides teachers with autonomy over the methodology, the research focus and the improvement in practice and understanding […]

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To teach critical thinking

Fromm (1979) worried that people had lost the ability to think for themselves and had become used to collective ‘herd’ thinking. He argued that people must exercise their freedom in thinking for themselves – with the main kind of freedom being a ‘freedom of being’ which involved the courage ‘to let go [of deeply entrenched […]

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