This section explores how senior leaders might maintain momentum and support teachers to develop learning friendly classroom cultures.
Developing students as better learners is a long term innovation. It requires far more than an Inservice training day and ‘away you go’, it has implications not just for pupil learning, but for staff learning too. Teachers’ habits as learners have to become part of the picture – how they go about changing is as relevant as what changes they want to bring about.
This section offers a brief overview of how the development of staff mirrors the development of students as learners, involving not just new knowledge but changes in teaching habits.