Journal article

Professional Learning for Teachers in a Period of Crisis

Adam Taylor, Pauline Thompson

Leading and Managing | Monash University | Published : 2020


Professional learning is acknowledged as key to improving teaching practice. With the great disruption to educational continuity induced by the COVID-19 pandemic, requiring a rapid shift from face-to-face learning to a learning-from-home model required teachers to change their practice. In ‘normal’ times, carefully planned professional learning would be a key element to support changes in teaching practice. However, in the ‘new normal’ this time was not available and professional learning for teachers was evident in quite different formats and forms. Drawing on the notes taken from meetings with the leaders of learning within a national network of more than 50 non-government school leaders a..

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