Developing reflective practitioners via lesson study in Hong Kong

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Lesson Study is a collaborative action research for teacher professional development. Lesson Study is found to be an effective approach for enhancing learning and teaching, which in the long term promote school improvement. This presentation reports the experience of one school in Hong Kong in using Lesson Study successfully for implementing pedagogical innovation and developing teacher professionalism. Factors facilitating the development of teachers into reflective practitioners and reform change agents as well as deepening and sustaining their reflective practices will be discussed. These factors include effective use of student learning evidence, outstanding peer instructional leadership, persevering curriculum adaption and supportive community of practice. The presentation will be concluded with recommendations on sustaining teacher professional development and enhancing school development with Lesson Study.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014


Zhang, Y. (2014, November). Developing reflective practitioners via lesson study in Hong Kong. Paper presented at The World Association of Lesson Studies International Conference 2014, Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia.


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