In-service teacher training

definition

Courses, seminars or workshops in which [teachers] participate on the job (Anderson, 2004: 111)., The process by which teachers engage in further education or training to refresh or upgrade their professional knowledge, skills and practices in the course of their employment (ILO, 2012: 4).

example of use

Although in-service teacher training is beginning to acquire a degree of legitimacy, it still faces a number of diffi culties, notably as a result of the nature of the job, which requires that theory and practice be closely intertwined. Thus, the main problem in implementing teacher training programmes lies in the organization and supervision of classroom practices (Depover and Orivel, 2013: 44).

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