Investing in professional learning is the key to ensuring that schools become learning communities where teachers work together, learn from each other and share best practice. Professional Learning in Effective Schools illustrates the culture and conditions necessary to implement effective professional learning, examining strategies for effective leadership, the roles of learning communities and professional learning teams and the concept of a performance and development culture.
New Zealand’s Iterative Best Evidence Synthesis program collects and disseminates research on how to improve social and academic outcomes for diverse learners – AARE 2005 Conference
Tim Hawkes, David Loader, Audrey Jackson
Strong relationships are needed between a school principal, a school council and the chair of the council – Teacher
Department of Education Science and Training
The Schooling Issues Digest
summarises current research on ways to deepen students' interest and involvement in learning activities.