Teacher fabrication as an impediment to professional learning and development: the external mentor antidote

@inproceedings{Hobson2013TeacherFA,
  title={Teacher fabrication as an impediment to professional learning and development: the external mentor antidote},
  author={Andrew J Hobson and Joanna R. Mcintyre},
  year={2013}
}
This paper reports findings from a study of the work of ‘external mentors’ associated with three programmes of support for the professional learning a d development (PLD) of secondary science teachers in England. Focusing on outcomes from anal yses of data derived from interviews with 47 mentees and 19 mentors, the paper supports and exte nds existing research on the construction and maintenance of fabrications in schools, and identif i s omissions in the evidence base relating to teacher PLD… CONTINUE READING

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