you a teacher?
you face the daily challenge of large classes, a lack of
resources and little professional support? Would you like
to hear the views and suggestions of other teachers and
educators who are working to improve the education of their
Let Teachers in Action come to the rescue
World Service Education and the Open Learning Systems Education
Trust (OLSET) of South Africa are working together, with
support from the British Council, on this project for teachers.
Teachers in Action captures the perspectives, views
and suggestions of teachers from as far apart as Africa,
Asia and Latin America. The project, which is still in development,
includes radio programmes, print support materials for teachers
and these introductory web pages. The intention of Teachers
in Action is to stimulate discussion of a wide range
of issues confronting teachers in under-resourced communities.
By considering the concerns and ideas of their colleagues
around the world, it is hoped teachers will be encouraged
to reflect on their own professional practices.
Teachers talking to teachers
This project was initiated with Primary
Teachers in mind but is relevant to all teachers and anyone
concerned with education or teacher development will find
the materials useful. On these web pages you will find 12
topics. Click on each one to find a brief
summary and a listening symbol. If your computer has a sound
card you can listen to the supporting radio programme via
further 12 topics are currently being prepared and will
include downloadable support materials for teachers. This
will be available by the end of April 2002 on this site.
We would very much welcome feedback and comments from you
on the project: please send them to Teachers
here to find out more about the 12 topics.
here to go to the OLSET website.
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