Development of a Framework for the Evaluation of Teachers’ Professional Learning (TPL)

Publications

Phase 2 report – Developing an evaluation framework for teachers’ professional learning in Ireland: Phase 2 Survey of teachers and principals

This report, published in October 2021, contains findings from a survey of teachers and principals in relation to their views on teachers’ professional learning (TPL). The survey was carried out in Spring 2020. The survey addressed respondents’ views on TPL in general and their preferred approaches; their recent uptake of professional learning; and their involvement in activities related to student wellbeing at school.

Report

E-appendix

Press release

Phase 1 report – Developing an evaluation framework for teachers’ professional learning in Ireland: Phase 1 Desk-based research

This report, published in December 2020, contains a review of existing TPL evaluation frameworks and considers best practice for process evaluation and impact assessment of TPL. The report also provides a description of the broader school and policy context for student wellbeing;  a review of key findings from large-scale national and international studies pertaining to the wellbeing of 5-18 year olds; and a description of TPL in the area of student wellbeing provided over the preceding 5 years.

Report

Executive summary

E-appendix

Press release