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The professional development of teachers

Purdon, Aileen (2003) The professional development of teachers. In: Scottish Education. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 942-951. ISBN 0 7486 1625 X

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Since the first edition of Scottish Education was published in 1999 the world of professional development for teachers in Scotland has changed considerably - a pattern that looks likely to continue for the foreseeable future. This chapter will therefore focus on current issues and implications for the future; the equivalent chapter in the first edition provides a more detailed exploration of the historical background.