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Episode 9: Teacher Networks

Episode 9: Teacher Networks

Update: 2020-03-301
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‘Networks help teachers make sense of what they get trained on and what they are exposed to in developmental programmes.’ Professor Amol Padwad, Ambedkar University, Delhi.

Three guests from Sri Lanka, India and the UK share their own experiences of teacher networks in South Asia, talking about how networks can consolidate and localise in-service teacher development, what helps to make them successful and some pitfalls to avoid. This is followed by a longer interview in which Professor Simon Borg explores the theme in more detail with Professor Amol Padwad, Ambedkar University, Delhi.

The episode includes discussion of the following research and initiatives:

Stir Education http://bit.ly/35s8HZx

The Tejas project (British Council -Government of Maharashtra – Tata Trusts) https://www.britishcouncil.in/sites/default/files/tejas_stories_of_change_english.pdf

Education in focus: South Asia is a podcast series aiming to promote a better understanding of relevant research, key challenges and innovations related to improving teaching and learning in South Asia. It includes episodes on areas such as ‘Raising students’ learning outcomes’, ‘Inclusive education’ and ‘Technology in education’.

The views and opinions expressed and information given in the Education in focus: South Asia podcast series are solely those of participants involved in each episode. They do not necessarily represent those of the British Council. The British Council is not responsible for and does not verify for accuracy any of the information provided by guests.
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Episode 9: Teacher Networks

Episode 9: Teacher Networks

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