Confident teachers’ students perform better, report finds

The TES is reporting new research that suggests teachers with confidence in their abilities find that their students perform better…

The study, by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), suggests that countries which want to improve education should focus on teachers’ self-belief…

It says that greater “self-efficacy” among teachers – defined as “belief in their ability to teach, engage students and manage a classroom” – has a positive impact on students’ attainment.

Teachers with a poor sense of self-efficacy, it says, face greater difficulties with student behaviour and tend to be more stressed…

For the full story get the 27 March edition of TES

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Read the full reort from the OECD’s Andreas Schleicher at: Schools for 21st-Century Learners – Strong Leaders, Confident Teachers, Innovative Approaches

 

Is there not an element of “No poo, Poirot” in this? And are more confident teachers better or better teachers more confident? That said, do you welcome a specific focus on helping build teacher confidence?

 

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Comments

  1. sophiehazelpop

    SchoolsImprove Unfortunately the environment of constant observations and evidencing is undermining a lot of teachers confidence 🙁

  2. sophiehazelpop

    SchoolsImprove Unfortunately the environment of constant observations and evidencing is undermining a lot of teachers confidence 🙁

  3. EdTeacha

    SchoolsImprove wonder if this evidence will do anything to change the undermining and confidence crushing culture teachers have to work in

  4. EdTeacha

    SchoolsImprove wonder if this evidence will do anything to change the undermining and confidence crushing culture teachers have to work in

  5. EdTeacha

    SchoolsImprove wonder if this evidence will do anything to change the undermining and confidence crushing culture teachers have to work in

  6. EdTeacha

    SchoolsImprove wonder if this evidence will do anything to change the undermining and confidence crushing culture teachers have to work in

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