Tag Archive: Teachers

Are we running out of teachers?

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To download the report please click here New research commissioned by the Pearson Think Tank finds imminent risks to the supply of good quality teachers in England. It appears higher course fees may be behind a drop in the number of students entering Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in 2012, including in the primary sector –…

Pocket Watch – OECD Report on Developing School Leaders and Teachers

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Introduction The knowledge economy is having a dramatic impact on the nature of learning and the role of teachers according to a new Report from the OECD. It’s having a big impact on learners who are becoming socially networked but individually intuitive: ‘a generation ago, teachers could expect that what they taught would last for…

Tweeting for teachers: how can social media support teacher professional development?

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To download the report please click here The Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning has spent the past few months considering the question above, working with teachers, social media experts and others to try to understand this issue, and how teachers can harness a valuable resource to develop their skills. The importance of high quality…

Supporting teacher CPD with social media – 21 October 2011

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Event Summary The Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning, in collaboration with Ewan McIntosh and Tom Barrett from digital and education consultancy company NoTosh, is about to publish new research into how social media can be used to support teachers’ professional development. The research includes: • case studies of teachers and heads who are effectively…