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Section Introduction: Professional Learning and Development of Teachers

  • Peter R. Albion
  • Jo Tondeur
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Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE)

Abstract

Teachers play crucial roles in realizing the potential of technology for transforming education in a rapidly changing world. Their ongoing professional learning underpins their capacity to respond to the needs of learners. This section examines the knowledge required by teachers and how that can be developed.

Keywords

Professional development Professional learning Agency 

References

  1. Timperley, H. (2011). Realizing the power of professional learning. New York: McGraw-Hill.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Teacher Education and Early ChildhoodUniversity of Southern QueenslandToowoombaAustralia
  2. 2.Vrije Universiteit BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

Section editors and affiliations

  • Peter Albion
    • 1
  • Jo Tondeur
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Teacher Education and Early ChildhoodUniversity of Southern QueenslandToowoombaAustralia
  2. 2.Ghent UniversityGhentBelgium

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