Guest editorial Geography teaching, governance and professional development
Chalmers, L. (2005). Guest editorial Geography teaching, governance and professional development. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, (14)2, 89-91.
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One of the things that have characterised the activity of secondary teaching in the last two decades has been the increasing impact of ‘governance’, where governance is taken to mean implementation and compliance with new curriculum and assessment frameworks, new teacher/school management and performance criteria andnewways of viewing educational practice. Governance issues affect teaching by consuming time that could more purposefully be directed to professional development, and this matter is the focus of this commentary.
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