Skip to content
Journal article

The role of teacher research in continuing professional development

Kirkwood M, Christie D ...see all

British Journal of Educational Studies, vol. 54, issue 4 (2006) pp. 429-448

  • 20


    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 18


    Citations of this article.
  • N/A


    ScienceDirect users who have downloaded this article.
Sign in to save reference


This article sets out to examine the role of teacher research and enquiry in the professional development of teachers. The context derives from the initiative of the Scottish Executive to enhance the status and working conditions of teachers. We consider the extent to which con- tinuing professional development activities arising out of the Chartered Teacher Programme encourage teachers to value research, equip them to become research-minded and support them to engage in research and enquiry in their own professional contexts. Keywords:

Author-supplied keywords

  • Collaboration
  • Community of enquiry
  • Continuing professional development
  • Professional enquiry
  • Teacher research

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Get full text


  • Margaret Kirkwood

  • Donald Christie

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below