Improving teaching: Professional development with impact on quality

Dean's Lecture Series 2015

Improving the quality of school teaching through the professional development of teachers is a global concern echoed with growing urgency in a vast array of political and educational circles.

Professor Jennifer Gore, Director, Teachers and Teaching Research Program, The University of Newcastle, will outline her research on quality teaching and quality teaching rounds, emphasising the importance of a strong pedagogical framework and adherence to effective professional development principles in systematically improving the quality of teaching.

Jennifer Gore is a Professor in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia, where she recently completed a six year term as Dean of Education and Head of School. Professor Gore is Director of the Teachers and Teaching Research Program and Co-Editor of Teaching and Teacher Education.