Investigating the Online Professional Learning Community (PLC) and its impact on teachers’ leadership in School A

Ming Chai AU

Research output: Other contributionHonours Projects (HP)

Abstract

This paper investigated the online professional learning community and its impact on teachers’ leadership in School A. In The study was conducted in a Hong Kong local primary school which had use online professional learning community for teacher training and lesson design. Semi-structured interviews are employed to collect data from nine teachers from School A as to investigate the current use of online professional learning community after the outbreak of Corona Virus and its impact on teacher leadership development. The findings of this study reveal that there are three kinds of professional learning community: collaborative lesson preparation, online training workshop and after-school practice sessions by using google classroom, google meet and google drive. The effectiveness of online professional learning community to teacher leadership of teachers that are more familiar with Information Technology is high, but the result had also shown that there are no impact for those who already have teacher leadership and leading a team. Recommendation on how to improve teacher leadership would also be discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Business, Accounting and Financial Studies) (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B079
  • Course code: EDA4046

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