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Improving Incentives to Learning in the Workplace

Grant reference: L139251005

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Learning in a workplace community : secondary school teachers in their subject departments
The paper examines the cultural dimensions of teachers' working practices. In the research, the focus was upon the impact of school and departmental cultures on the learning of practicing teachers. We used the concept of communities of practice, in order to better understand the ways in which the teachers learned. The notion is here explored through the workings of one case study subject department

Primary contributor

Author H Hodkinson

Additional contributors

Author P M Hodkinson

Additional details

British Educational Research Association, Conference
01 January 2002