Journal of Professional Capital and Community: Volume 5 Issue 2


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A theoretical grounding of teacher leadership

Erin Nerlino

This paper identifies two conceptualizations of teacher leadership – constructivist leadership theory and sociocultural theory. Using aspects of the conceptualizations…

Promoting pre-service teachers' engagement in an online professional learning community: Support from practitioners

Enas Mohammad Alwafi, Chris Downey, Gary Kinchin

This study investigated the role of experienced practitioners in promoting pre-service teachers' knowledge construction and social interaction in an online professional…


The design and validation of the enabling conditions for collective teacher efficacy scale (EC-CTES)

Jennifer Donohoo, Tim O'Leary, John Hattie

High levels of collective teacher efficacy (CTE) within a school is known to be associated with improved student learning. CTE is a marker of the level of shared efficacy…


Leveraging professional development to build professional capital in international schools in Asia

Dana Specker Watts, Jayson W. Richardson

The purpose of this study was to investigate the connection between professional development and professional capital within international schools in Asia.

At the boundaries: school networks in divided societies

Gareth Robinson, Tony Gallagher, Gavin Duffy, Helen McAneney

This paper aims to demonstrate the transformative potential of school networks in divided societies, where separate schools often mirror wider ethnic divisions. It…

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