The impact of Masters level study on teachers’ professional development


Edwards, Julie-Ann (2008) The impact of Masters level study on teachers’ professional development. Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 28, (3), 30-35.

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This on-going NCETM-funded longitudinal study is exploring the impact of studying for an MSc in Mathematics Education on the professional life of a group of teachers. Whilst the findings from this research are already anecdotally known, there has been little systematic research in the UK on which to ground these ‘teacher stories’ of the impact of study at Masters level. We report on the impact on teachers’ individual professional development, the impact on their classrooms, their respective pedagogies and on consequent pupil learning, and the impact on the wider life of the school and the local authorities within which they teach.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1463-6840 (print)
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Keywords: learning, teaching, mathematics, reflective, practitioner, reflection, teacher, professional, development, Masters
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Mathematics and Science Education
ePrint ID: 66970
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2009
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:48
Contact Email Address: j.s.edwards@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/66970

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