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The Teaching Council. Diploma in Professional Education Studies (School Planning) NUI Galway Summer School 2005 Tuesday 21 June Áine Lawlor, Director The Teaching Council. Outline of Presentation. The Teaching Council Background, functions , current news Other Teaching Councils

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The Teaching Council

Diploma

in

Professional Education Studies

(School Planning)

NUI Galway Summer School 2005

Tuesday 21 June

Áine Lawlor, Director

The Teaching Council


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Outline of Presentation

The Teaching Council

  • Background, functions, current news

    Other Teaching Councils

  • Continuing Professional Development (Wales)

  • Chartered Teacher (Scotland)

  • Teacher Learning Academy (England)

    The Role for School Planning


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Context

  • OECD Review of Irish Education (1991)

  • Green Paper: Education For A Changing World (1992)

  • Report On The National Education Convention (1994)

  • White Paper: Charting Our Education Future (1995)

  • Report of the Steering Committee on theestablishment of a Teaching Council (1998)


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The Teaching Council Act, 2001

An Act

to promote teaching as a profession;

to promote the professional development of teachers;

to maintain and improve the quality of teaching in the state;

to provide for the establishment of standards, policies and procedures for the education and training of teachers and other matters relating to teachers and the teaching profession;

to provide for the registration and regulation of teachers and

to enhance professional standards and competence


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37 Members of Teaching Council

  • 11 Primary Teachers – 9 elected, 2 union nominated

  • 11 Post-Primary Teachers – 7 elected, 4 union nominated

  • 2 nominated by Colleges of Education

  • 2 nominated by specified 3rd level bodies

  • 4 nominated by school management (2 P + 2 PP)

  • 2 nominated by parent associations ( 1 P + 1 PP)

  • 5 nominated by Minister (inc. 1 ICTU + 1 IBEC)


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Functions of the Teaching Council

  • Promote teaching as a profession

  • Establish codes of professional conduct

  • Establish and maintain register of teachers

    • Establish procedures and criteria for registration

    • Determine education, training and qualifications required for registration

    • Review and accredit programmes of teacher education for purposes of registration

    • Act as designated authority for recognition of qualifications – EU and non-EU

  • Establish procedures in relation to induction

  • Establish procedures and criteria for probation

    continued …


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Functions of the Teaching Council

  • Advise the Minister in relation to

    • Standards for entry to programmes of teacher training

    • Professional development of teachers

    • Teacher supply

  • Conduct enquiries, where appropriate, re fitness to teach

  • Conduct or commission research … publish

  • Represent teaching profession … information

  • Provide Minister with information as required …

  • Co-operate with Teaching Council N.I.


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Other Teaching Councils

  • GTC Scotland (1966) – 50 members

  • GTC England (2000) – 64 members

  • GTC Wales (2000) – 25 members

  • GTC Northern Ireland (2002) – 33 members

  • College of Teachers Ontario (1997)

  • New Zealand Teachers Council (2002) – 11 members


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2005/2006

2006/2007

2007/2008

£2 Million

£2.5 Million

£3 Million

GTCW Funding for Continuing Professional Development

Professional Development Bursary – up to £600 to be spent on a professional

development activity of the teacher’s choice, including visits within and outside

the UKto observe good practice and exchange ideas.

Teacher Research Scholarship – up to £2,500 to undertake action research on an

area relevant to the individual’s or school’s development.

Teacher Sabbatical – up to £5,000 to enable a teacher to undertake a prolonged

period of study or develop transferable skills in a different environment.

Professional Development Network – up to £8,000 to enable a group of teachers

to work together on a regular basis.


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Background to Welsh CPD Framework

  • Welsh Assembly Government (WAG)

    “The Learning Country” – CPD for all teachers - evidence-based, locally supported, recognised internationally

  • GTCW - “Continuing Professional Development – An Entitlement for

    All” (2002) - recognising different stages in a teacher’s career,

    linked to professional standards and professional development

  • WAG – “Continuing Professional Development for Teachers – The Way Ahead (2003) – accepted GTCW principles

  • GTCW Task Group – LEAs, Estyn, WAG



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Generic Headings to Group Standards (Competences / Competencies)

  • Professional characteristics

  • Knowledge and understanding

  • Student progress – planning, teaching, monitoring and evaluation

  • Leadership and management

  • Communication

  • Developing oneself and others


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Embeds

professional

development

Identifies

and supports

teachers’ needs

Recognises

systematic,

integrated,

career structure

Offers greater

consistency

in setting standards

Helps

providers

to plan and

monitor

Promotes

Good

practice

Outlines

stages and

standards

Professional Development Framework

Encourages

recruitment and

retention

Encourages

teacher reflection

and

forward planning

Raises

standards of

teaching and learning

for students

Raises

standing and status

of the teaching

profession

Potential

opportunities

for recognition /

accreditation

Highlights

expectations and

responsibilities

Highlights

professional

development

opportunities

Offers

guide in performance

management

process


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GTCW – Purpose of CPD Framework

  • Embeds professional development

  • Identifies and supports teachers’ needs

  • Recognises systematic, integrated, career structure

  • Outlines stages and standards

  • Encourages teacher reflection and forward planning

  • Highlights expectations and responsibilities

  • Highlights professional development opportunities

  • Offers guide in performance management process

  • Potential opportunities for recognition/accreditation

  • Encourages recruitment and retention

  • Promotes good practice

  • Offers greater consistency in setting standards

  • Helps providers to plan and monitor

  • Raises standing and status of the teaching profession

  • Raises standards of teaching and learning for students


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Programme Route

12-module Masters programme with approved HE provider

May get APL – up to 6 modules

Accreditation Route

Submitting claim for accreditation of previous experience through

Portfolio (3/4 developments)

Reflective Report (10,000 words)

GTCS Chartered Teacher

Module 1: Self Evaluation

Masters degree awarded by HE Provider

Chartered Teacher awarded by GTCS


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GTCS Chartered Teacher

  • Eligibility

    • Qualified Teacher, Registered, Top of salary scale, CPD Portfolio

  • 77 teachers awarded Chartered Teacher status to date

  • 6,000+ intimations of interest received

  • 2,000+ actively involved at different stages

  • 150+ have completed Part 1(4 modules)

  • 90+ have completed Part 2 (8 modules)


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GTCE Teacher Learning Academy

6 Stages

  • Associate

  • Senior Associate

  • Member

  • Senior Member

  • Fellow

  • Senior Fellow



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TLA - Submission to Verifier

  • Contextual Statement

    • Rationale for focus of project

    • Working context

    • Role undertaken

  • Evidence

    • Written materials, web, CD-ROM, video and audiotape extracts, records of meetings

  • Reflective and analytical commentary

    • “Prose Approach”

    • Annotated planning document

    • Learning Journal


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An Irish Approach

  • Review existing practice

  • Review documentation

  • Establish consultation process

  • Promote the vision

  • Encourage dialogue

  • Disseminate draft documents

  • Organise feedback systems

  • Plan, implement, review, revise


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The Role of School Planning in

Continuing Professional Development

syllabi

System

change

literacy

pending change, emerging needs

environment,

profile

traditions,

numeracy

School

Individual career stage

professional knowledge, skills, competence

CPD needs

languages

ethos,

sciences

orientation

student population,

technology

multiculturalism