Framework to Measure Effectiveness of Teacher Professional Development

2019 Journal of Education and Practice  
This paper presents a framework developed to measure the effectiveness of teacher professional development programs. Adapted from Hunzicker's (2010) effective professional development, the framework consisted of five dimensions: supportive, job-embedded, instructionally focused, collaborative, and ongoing. The framework was then used to analyze the effectiveness of the teacher professional development programs in the Teacher Professional Development Coupons project in Thailand. The framework
more » ... d. The framework was used to analyze the programs qualitatively. The data revealed that most programs contain the elements of supportive, job-embedded, and instructionally focused; however, the elements of collaborative and ongoing were limited. Suggestions for future teacher professional development organizations are provided in terms of the quality of the programs, the monitoring system of the programs, and the program implementation.
doi:10.7176/jep/10-36-05 fatcat:wzdds2ginzc3tpjpdhxouxcepe