Lisa Gaikhorst, Jos J. Beishuizen, Bonne J.H. Zijlstra, Monique L.L. Volman
This study examined the effects of a professional development programme aimed at equipping teachers for the challenges of teaching in urban schools. The contribution of the programme to teacher quality and teacher retention was evaluated using a mixed research design in which both quantitative (N = 133) and qualitative (N = 42) approaches were used. The results showed a significant effect of the programme on teacher knowledge and self-efficacy. Furthermore, teachers greatly appreciated the programme and they …
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