Study: Billions of dollars in annual teacher training is largely a waste
Such disheartening news! But not unsurprising. As reported by the Washington Post, the Mirage study by The New Teacher Project reveals that professional development spending is shockingly wasteful, so naturally, we see this as an opportunity for change!
Please chime in with your thoughts: (Leave your comments below)
1. How could schools make better use of their professional development budgets?
2. How do you learn best while ‘on the job’?
3. What do you really need to improve your practice?
A new report says that schools spend billions on teacher training, but there’s no evidence that it works.