What are the best ways to support novice teachers? Data from the 2018 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) show that, as a group, novice teachers – those with five years of experience or less – tend to have a strong sense of social commitment and openness to innovation.
Effective teacher training can help tap teachers’ hidden potential, delivering benefits to both teachers and students alike.
The vast majority of teachers say they joined the profession to contribute to society and influence children’s development. It seems many school systems can do more to support them in achieving that.
Most people probably have a good idea of makes a “good” teacher or principal. But being a professional encompasses much more than being “good” at work.
A better understanding of the conditions under which teachers work (and students learn) can help countries face diverse challenges and improve policies.