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University-Supported Networks as Professional Development for Teachers in School-Age Educare

Lena Glaés-Coutts

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One of the most valued types of professional learning for teachers are forums that allow them to share their practices with other teachers. This is paper examines how university-based learning networks support the professional development needs of teachers in School-Age educare. University- supported network provide a more informal approach to professional learning and allows the teachers in School-Age educare to connect with other teachers in their field. The network further provides the participants an opportunity to be an active part of the research that is conducted at the university and a platform for developing a collective agency.

Keywords: network, professional learning, school-age educare, teacher agency

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Bibliography: Glaés-Coutts, Lena: University-Supported Networks as Professional Development for Teachers in School-Age Educare, IJREE – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, Vol. 8, Issue 1-2020, pp. 66-79. https://doi.org/10.3224/ijree.v8i1.06


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