Professional development is always an individual and a social process.
The key to radically upgrading teaching and leadership is to ensure that professional development should use the same processes and approach that we want educators to use with their students.
The best processes need to be grounded in the research into learning as spelled out, for instance, in our Brain Mind Principles of Natural Learning.
In our approach:
- Understand the social nature of learning in more depth;
- Have some understanding of the many different types of learning community.
- Use Process Learning Circles.
- For the details of our approach, read and use our 2010 book: