Secondly, the teachers may opt to enroll for a course that offers them an opportunity to learn more about their profession and the changes that are taking place (Harwell, 2003). Through the course, the professionals can develop greatly in terms of acquisition of ideas.
Thirdly, professional development can be attained through actin research. Through action research, the teachers can try out different methods or approaches that lead to effective teaching in the classroom (Harwell, 2003). For instance, the teacher may opt to go for peer teaching or observation that allows the students reflect on concepts taught in class and even assess the performance as a teacher. Lastly, professional development can be attained through the teacher joining groups that are professional in nature. These groups allow for the teachers to be more conversant with the concepts they teach in class and even become active in the quest to do more research on the concepts they teach in class (Harwell, 2003).
Conclusively, learning is a continuous process and professional development can be attained through various approaches like enrolling for a course, action research, changing the methods of teaching and even joining professional bodies in one’s ...Show more