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School-based professional development in a developing context: Lessons learnt from a case study in ZambiaHaßler, B., Hennessy, S., & Cross, A. - 2014 - Professional Development in Education, 41(5), 806–825
This paper reports on the development and outcomes of the second phase of OER4Schools, a school-based professional development programme supporting interactive forms of subject teaching in conjunction with Open Educational Resources (OER) and technology in Zambian primary schools. We worked with partners to identify the needs of school-based continuing professional development adapted to the local context; the programme was based on participatory, collaborative and inquiry-based pedagogies...
Pedagogic change by Zambian primary school teachers participating in the OER4Schools professional development programme for one yearHennessy, S., Haßler, B., & Hofmann, R. - 2016 - Research Papers in Education, 31(4), 399–427
Supporting and upskilling teachers are essential to enhancing the quality of learning in developing contexts – the focus of Education For All – yet little evidence exists concerning what kinds of teacher education are actually most effective and what changes in ‘quality’ are desired and feasible. This paper illustrates how a concrete, research-informed school-based, model of professional development in sub-Saharan Africa can address the quality agenda. It reports on a trial of a pioneering,...
Effective Teacher Education in Low-Connectivity Settings: A Curated Resource List (Helpdesk Response No. 21)Koomar, S., Allier-Gagneur, Z., & McBurnie, C. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
This list curates resources — both tools and initiatives — that can be adapted to support teacher education in low-connectivity settings, a prevailing challenge in Madagascar. Each example identifies the challenges; necessary prerequisites; pros and cons and; costs and impact assessment data where possible.
An investigation of appropriate new technologies to support interactive teaching in Zambian schools (ANTSIT). A joint report from Aptivate and the Centre for Commonwealth Education (University of Cambridge). Final Report to DfID.Haßler, B., Hennessy, S., Lord, T., … Simpson, M. - 2011 - Aptivate and University of Cambridge
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