Professional Learning Communities: A Review of the Literature

  title={Professional Learning Communities: A Review of the Literature},
  author={L. Stoll and R. Bolam and Agnes McMahon and Mike W. Wallace and S. Thomas},
  journal={Journal of Educational Change},
  • L. Stoll, R. Bolam, +2 authors S. Thomas
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Educational Change
  • International evidence suggests that educational reform’s progress depends on teachers’ individual and collective capacity and its link with school-wide capacity for promoting pupils’ learning. Building capacity is therefore critical. Capacity is a complex blend of motivation, skill, positive learning, organisational conditions and culture, and infrastructure of support. Put together, it gives individuals, groups, whole school communities and school systems the power to get involved in and… CONTINUE READING
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