Staff development for school education quality: implications of multimodels

Wai Ming Tam (Centre for Research and Development, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong)
Yin Cheong Cheng (Centre for Research and Development, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong)

Training for Quality

ISSN: 0968-4875

Publication date: 1 December 1996

Abstract

Believes that an urgent need for in‐depth understanding of the relationship of staff development to education quality exists in current educational reforms, policy making, and teacher education. Based on the existing knowledge of education quality, quality management and effective schools, aims to propose a framework to show how staff development can be designed and managed to contribute to the assurance and enhancement of school education quality from the perspective of seven multimodels of school education quality. Different models emphasize different aspects of school education quality and propose different strategies to enhance it. For ensuring long‐term school education quality in a changing educational environment, staff development can be organized and managed according to the major concerns of multimodels. Proposes some practical considerations for designing and implementing school‐based staff development.

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Ming Tam, W. and Cheong Cheng, Y. (1996), "Staff development for school education quality: implications of multimodels", Training for Quality, Vol. 4 No. 4, pp. 16-24. https://doi.org/10.1108/09684879610367222

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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