professional development

Nikola Smilkov, Snezana Jovanova-Mitkovska: INITIAL TEACHER EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COMPETENCE OF PRESCHOOL EDUCATORS - THE CONDITIONS AND CHALLENGES

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The initial education of preschool educators, their general and professional competencies, needed for their continuing professional developments are very important and actual matters.  These matters have always attracted the professional and scientific community, especially today, with efforts to create a unique and modern system of education of teachers in accordance with the Bologna process (ECTS).

Athina Kallara, Dina Tamoutseli, Helen Drenoyianni¨Sustainable school: The use of blog as a tool for teachers’ professional development

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The school-focused professional development of teachers, through processes of social interaction in a collaborative environment, is an important element for the establishment of a sustainable school. This study investigates the contribution of blog, as an online tool, to the professional development of teachers and the implementation of sustainable school practices.