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Teachers' perceptions of self-initiated professional development: a case study on bakent university english language teachers a thesis submitted to. The continuous professional development of teachers to ensure that the teaching staff will always meet the competence requirements (sbl, 2001) in the last decades, the salary system has been changed several. Professional development for teachers educating classroom teachers about reading instruction is largely ineffective unless all other school personnel who.
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Developing and sustaining teachers' professional learning: a case study of collaborative professional development fiona king a thesis submitted in part fulfilment of the requirements of. The study started through the investigation of studies on teachers' professional development via two databases: turkish national thesis centre and proquest database the studies encountered were randomly chosen and saved on a. Basic school teachers at winneba, ghana, on the effects of educational supervision on their professional development the findings of the study may be of help to other researchers who may like to pursue further.
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