Report 16: Teaching the Teachers: Higher Education and the Continuing Professional Development of English Teachers
This report looks at the role of higher education English in delivering continuing professional development to English teachers in the secondary sector, a potentially significant market for postgraduate courses. Secondary English also represents a way in which HE English might engage with the workplace and lifelong learning. Much of the report is based a survey of English teachers: they demonstrate a strong desire to extend their subject knowledge. It emerges, however, that the methods of course delivery in HE often prevent them from taking up postgraduate courses.
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