vance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education and to promote the use of research to promote education (AERA, 2012). To achieve this mission, the organization runs several programs related directly or indirectly to education. According to AERA (2012), the key programs that this organization runs are educational research and policy, government relations, social justice, professional development and communication and outreach. All these programs help in one way or the other in the improvement of education in the country.
Although the organization has so far done a recommendable job in terms of education improvements, it still has a room for more and better contributions in education. This organization can only achieve this through introduction of more key educational and instructional programs that can improve education. One of such program the organization can adapt is ‘Training the Trainers’. This program, as the name suggests, would involve training the personnel who take part in education of both students and teachers profession. In this program, the trainers will be trained on research practice and ethics required in undertaking an education research.
The main objective of this program would be to equip teachers and educators with skills and information that can enable them to conduct research on their students successfully. The program would also give the teachers and educator the skills and information on how to use the findings of a research to improve education without violating individual’s rights. According to Kuhet al (2010), this would enable the teachers and educators in selecting effective education practice that would promote education in the whole country.
The way in which I will design the program will depend mainly on the standards that it is required to meet by various stakeholders. Since the standards should vary from one situation to another, I will design the program in a specific way to suite its ...Show more