Date of Award
Master of Education
Faculty of Community Services, Education and Social Sciences
Dr. Glenda Campbell-Evans
This study examines one method of providing professional development, which addresses the individual needs of experienced successful classroom teachers. It is a qualitative investigation into how teachers attain their professional goals using the expertise of their colleagues through a collaborative and collegial process Data were collected from regular meetings by the participants and their personal journal entries related to the project The data were then compiled in a context chart and a descriptive matrix, to enable case studies to be compiled. The findings contribute to enhanced understanding of how professional development may be provided to experienced classroom teachers.
Pashley, E. (1999). Attaining professional goals using the expertise of colleagues. Retrieved from http://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/1255