Department of Education

Understanding Teachers' Learning: Event 1

The Evidence for Understanding Teachers' Learning

The aim of the 3-part "Understanding Teachers' Learning" seminar series is to help take forward thinking about the knowledge base for teachers' learning and professional growth.

The series is co-hosted by the University of Sussex, the University of Oxford and CUREE - the Centre for the Use of Research and Evidence in Education.

The first seminar of the series - 'The Evidence for Understanding Teachers' Learning' - was hosted by the University of Sussex on the 4th March 2013. On this page are materials relevant to this event.

 

Presentations

 

Pre-Recorded Video

 

Recordings of oral presentations made on the day

NOTE:  Due to technical difficulties on the day, the sound quality is poor on some of the following video recordings. For these you will need to turn your speakers right up.

What we know about teachers' learning

  • Ian Menter, Professor of Education and Director of Professional Programmes, University of Oxford

Evidencing the outcomes of professional education: a perspective from social work

  • Professor Elaine Sharland (for Professor Suzy Braye), Department of Social Work & Social Care, University of Sussex 

Structured discussion addressing:
What questions have been raised / What's missing from the account / What do we want to understand more / What does this mean about the identity of the profession / What strengths can we build on?

Group chairs (in order of appearance) are: Professor Bob Moon - Open University; Professor Judy Sebba - University of Cambridge; Philippa Cordingley - CUREE; Professor Vivienne Baumfield - University of Glasgow

   

What is occuring in the context? / What else is going on in the field?

Professor Bob Moon - Open University and Professor Brian Hudson - University of Sussex talk about current initiatives.

  • Bob Moon, Professor of Education, the Open University

  • Professor Brian Hudson, Head of the School of Education and Social Work, University of Sussex

Group discussion on the agenda for research and action

Group chairs (in order of appearance) are: Professor Bob Moon - Open University; Professor Judy Sebba - University of Cambridge; Philippa Cordingley - CUREE; Professor Vivienne Baumfield - University of Glasgow

 

For more information regarding this event, or the Understanding Teachers' Learning seminar series, contact Professor Colleen McLaughlin, Head of the Department of Education, University of Sussex:
E: Colleen.Mclaughlin@sussex.ac.uk

 

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