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Professional Development and School Improvement
Science Teachers' Voices in School-Based Reform



ISBN 9783706542272
Published February 28, 2007 by Studien Verlag, Austria
300 Pages

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Book Description

Teachers matter in school development is the premise of Professional Development and School Improvement, a book based on case studies from the European-funded project EUDIST (European Development of Innovative Science Teaching). The authors, from Austria, Germany, Spain, Ireland, and Sweden, present their national experiences and results from qualitative studies of educational planning in Curriculum Workshops and related science teacher professional development. In a cross-case study a European/Canadian writing team elaborates different aspects of European reform and teachers' chances to raise their voice in this process.

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Biography

Manfred Lang is a senior researcher in the Department of Educational Research at the Leibniz Institute for Science Education, Kiel (Germany).