The Foundations of Teaching for Learning programme is for anyone who is teaching, or who would like to teach, in any subject and any context - be it at school, at home or in the workplace.
With dynamic lessons taught by established and respected professionals from across the Commonwealth, this eight course programme will see you develop and strengthen your skills in teaching, professionalism, assessment, and more.
As time progressed, dentistry, engineering, accountants and architects were ascribed “professional” status.
David Belfall, in his article, , published in 1999, identifies key characteristics that define an occupation as a profession.
As you carry on through the programme, you will find yourself strengthening not only your skills, but your connection with colleagues across the globe.
A professional development opportunity not to be missed.
This week we will consider what it means to be a teaching professional.
We will ask you to think about your own beliefs about teaching and education in light of the expectations that society has for teachers.
From the teaching professionals, including schools of education, to legislators/politicians and the media we need to rethink (and recalibrate) our priorities which the authors believe will result in teaching being elevated to the highest priority.
Through serious and honest introspection, the teaching profession needs to adopt reforms necessary to catapult our measures of success to levels of excellence on a sustained basis.