Updated July 8, 2011. Research shows that good teaching matters, but considerable debate continues over which policies and practices will help promote high-quality teaching.
Part of the Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Commons, and the Teacher Education and Professional Development Commons Recommended Citation Hattie, J.A.C. (2003, October). Teachers make a difference: What is the research evidence? Paper presented at the Building Teacher Quality: What does the research tell us ACER Research Conference.
NBER Working Paper No. 11154 Issued in February 2005 NBER Program(s):Public Economics, Economics of Education. Much of education policy focuses on improving teacher quality, but most policies lack strong research support. We use student achievement gains to estimate teacher value-added, our measure of teacher quality. The analysis reveals substantial variation in the quality of instruction.Overview of research This paper presents the research evidence underpinning the education inspection framework. The review draws on a range of sources, including both our own research programme and a review of existing evidence bases. The review is structured to provide the evidence base that underlies each of the four key judgements for the proposed new framework: quality of education.Assessing Research Quality. The quality of social science and policy research can vary considerably. It is important that consumers of research keep this in mind when reading the findings from a research study or when considering whether or not to use data from a research study for secondary analysis. This section includes information and tools to help evaluate the quality of a research study.
With this research, a case study qualitative research process, which takes into account the actors of teacher education, has been reported on the effective teacher characteristics that are.Read More
Other Research Syntheses on Teacher Quality. experienced teachers. But is it sufficient for a teacher to have “paper” qualifications and teaching experience? After all, appropriate degrees, certification, and experience may be important at a minimum, but do they guarantee quality teaching? This synthesis of the research on teachers and their contribution to student achievement found.Read More
Fundamental to Quality Teaching Rounds is the structuring of observations and post-lesson discussions through the research-based constructs of the Quality Teaching framework (NSW DET, 2003).This pedagogical framework has been widely used during the past decade in Australia (particularly in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory).Read More
Her research, policy, and teaching focus on teacher education and teaching quality, school restructuring, and educational equity. Among other writings, she is author of The Right to Learn, which received the Outstanding Book Award from the American Educational Research Association in 1998.Read More
Improving students' relationships with teachers has important, positive and long-lasting implications for both students' academic and social development. Solely improving students' relationships with their teachers will not produce gains in achievement. However, those students who have close, positive and supportive relationships with their teachers will attain higher levels of achievement.Read More
Keywords: childcare quality, educational attainment. JEL codes: J13; I20. This paper was produced as part of the Centre’s Education and Skills Programme. The Centre for Economic Performance is financed by the Economic and Social Research Council. Acknowledgements.Read More
Teacher Quality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Pupil fixed effects estimates for twelve countries Christopher F. Hein Rebecca Allen DoQSS Working Paper No. 13-08 May 2013. Disclaimer Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and not those of the Institute of Education. Research published in this series may include views on policy, but the institute itself takes no institutional policy.Read More
No arguments and improper citations are also the characteristics of a paper of low quality. Good Research Paper Outline Writing. One of the major characteristics of a nice research paper is a proper outline. It is impossible to complete a perfect research paper without a proper outline. Everything is important while writing it. Even your environment contributes to the quality of your paper’s.Read More
While many might assume that research should make some contribution to high quality teacher education, BERA and RSA ask precisely what that contribution should be: to initial teacher education, to teachers’ continuing professional development and to school improvement. They also ask how different teacher education systems currently engage with research and what international evidence there.Read More
Research consistently shows that teacher quality is a powerful determinant of student achievement gains, yet, urban school districts often struggle to staff their schools with qualified teachers. This problem seems to begin with teacher recruitment. In order to improve teacher recruitment, a popular intervention for urban school districts is raising teacher salaries to improve the school.Read More