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A Little bit about PD… “ The sum of all activities, both formal and informal , carried out by the individual or system to promote staff growth and renewal ” (Connors,1991) www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/2349g12.gif
“ teacher training is something that can be presented or managed by others ; teacher development is something that can be done by and for oneself ” Edge (1988) Training Development vs.
Teachers move from the more traditional model of being isolated in their countries, areas and classes when developing themselves professionally , to one where they collaborate with colleagues around the world by participating in…
IATEFL, Aberdeen, February 2007 http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/iatefl2007/audio/interview012.mp3 Kafka :
http://dp-x.com/dpx_bc_4/dpx.php?dpxuser=dpx_bc_4&type=solo&pres=60&cmd=autoplay&media=wm Direct Link:http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/iatefl2007/video/session016/index.html Conferences.. IATEFL, Aberdeen, February 2007