Promoting Quality in Teacher Education

Teacher Professional Learning Frameworks report (Northern Ireland): final report (2019)


1.1. In 2016, following consultation with stakeholders, the Department of Education (DE) in Northern Ireland launched its Teacher Professional Learning Strategy entitled ‘Learning Leaders: A Strategy for Teacher Professional Learning’. The overall aim of this strategy is to empower the teaching profession to meet the challenging educational needs of young people in the 21st century. The supporting objectives are: to provide a structured framework for teacher professional learning; develop the leadership capacity of teachers; and provide practice-led support within communities of effective practice (DE, 2016).

A copy of the report is available to download below.