Australian state mulls best practices for professional development

03/2/2013 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

Kate O'Donnell, chief executive of the Institute of Teachers in New South Wales, Australia, says that leading countries have chosen to raise class sizes to allow more time for teachers' professional development. "It's not about saying make the class sizes bigger so teachers can have less contact time but, rather, to make sure in the teaching day there is time allowed for teachers to do something else other than be physically in front of their students, which is ultimately where we want them to be at their best," she said.

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