Teachers are good at gathering evidence of pupil progress, but many find it difficult to do the same with regard to their own professional development. Keith Wright looks at the challenges and offers some advice.
When teachers first enter the profession, it is often encouraging to see their approach to self-evaluation. They look at their practice closely and evaluate how they are doing. They think about how they can improve their skills through professional development. I know this to be true from my experience working with trainee teachers, most recently as part of the School Direct initiative...read more