Teachers

2 Feb

Behind every successful student is a great teacher supported by a collaborative team of other professionals and instructional leaders.  This is a simple formula that is difficult to implement, not because it is intellectually complex, theoretically unproven or sound educational practice. In our GEMS programme this is illustrated best.

It is difficult to implement because it is a challenge to the prevailing culture of schooling where the schooling process is focused on the transference of knowledge by a single teacher to a defined group of students in defined classes at specific times of the day.

We know the good theory and practice, we are not strong on changing culture. It is always important to ask Is there a better way?

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