Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Donaldson Report

The Donaldson Report, Teaching Scotland's Future, was the outcome of the Scottish government's national review of teacher education.
According to the findings teachers of the 21st Century should:
  • be reflective, with critical and creative thinking skills;
  • be committed to teaching as a vocation;
  • be committed to the development and learning of each child;
  • work in a range of partnerships to support the learning and development of each young person;
  • have a passion for learning and deep understanding of and enthusiasm for their subject;
  • have discernment to be able to put relevant theory into practice;
  • share ideas and network with colleagues; and
  • be keen to participate in their own personal learning and development.

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